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eJournal Portal, UBC eLink, Citation Linker: Down

*All is well again. Please clear the cache & cookies from your browsers before attempting to return to any site that had an earlier error message* Looks like there is a server problem on campus. This is affecting several things, … Continue reading

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Problems Using Summon, Citation Linker or ejournal Portal? Send us a PURL

You already know that if you run into an access problem with a Library resource, you can use the blue “Access Problems?” button (when available) or just use the eResources Help Form to report the problem. But to help paint … Continue reading

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Firefox 4: Don’t Upgrade, Yet!

We recommend that you do NOT upgrade to Firefox 4 at this time. We have heard a couple of complaints from patrons (one is that the Refine Your Search options aren’t entirely working in Summon) and heard rumours of other … Continue reading

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360 Link: Our New OpenURL Resolver

As part of the implementation of our new Summon discover service (the “Start Here” box on the Library homepage), we are moving to a new OpenURL resolver: 360 Link from Serials Solutions. What’s this OpenURL business all about? Remember the … Continue reading

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Emerald eJournals & eBooks: More Added!

Our access to ejournals & ebooks from Emerald has grown. Along with Emerald Management Plus [ currently offering 225 journals from 24 management disciplines  ] we now have: Emerald Engineering eJournal Collection – includes all 19 journals within Emerald’s engineering, … Continue reading

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Confidential Print: Middle East, c1839-1969: New Resource

“Anyone working on the Modern Middle East will find the Confidential Print: Middle East collection extraordinarily useful. This collection is an absolutely invaluable resource for both researchers and teachers because of the range of documents available and the ease with … Continue reading

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Jewish Life in America, c1654-1954: New Resource

“Jewish Life in America makes available to scholars some of the American Jewish Historical Society’s most important and valuable archival collections. Anyone researching the history of the American Jewish community will benefit from this treasure trove of primary sources.” – … Continue reading

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Early American imprints: Series I, Evans (1639-1800)

Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 is regarded as the definitive resource for researching every aspect of 17th- and 18th-century America. It provides full-text and full-page-image access to books, pamphlets and broadsides printed in America from 1639-1800. The content … Continue reading

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London Low Life: New Adam Matthew Database

“London Low Life is a full-text searchable resource, containing colour digital images of rare books, ephemera, maps and other materials relating to 18th, 19th and early 20th century London.” –London Low Life website Topics include underworld, slang, working-class culture, street … Continue reading

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European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 -Free Database

“EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750, the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars … Continue reading

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