Tag Archives: OPAC

ejournals in the Library Catalogue: What the @#*%!

*UPDATE* eJournal records in the Library Catalogue displaying normally again. Apologies. ejournal records in the Library Catalogue are appearing as per this: … and worse, issn searches are probably returning no ejournal results. The problem is new ejournal records were … Continue reading

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Print Journals & eJournals in the OPAC: a Change to Online Linking

As you may have noticed, there have been some changes in how the UBC Online Public Access Catalogue (the OPAC) looks. One change involves the addition of a blue “Action Box” on the right when you look at an item’s … Continue reading

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eBooks via EZproxy: Work on Linking from Catalogue still In Process

As many patrons have discovered, some ebook links from the Catalogue work off-campus (via EZproxy) while others do not. Getting all the links to work is a priority, and it is expected links for ebooks will be updated for EZproxy … Continue reading

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NetLibrary: Links to the eBook Hidden in New OPAC

In the new OPAC, links to ebooks are displayed in the “Action” box on the right and look like this:   However, NetLibrary ebooks are not currently displaying this icon. To access the ebook, look in the “Action” box on the … Continue reading

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MyiLibrary & UBC Wireless: *Reminder*

For wireless / laptop users, MyiLibrary will ask for a login and password if you try to link to a title from the OPAC, unless you connect via VPN. To avoid this, you need to connect to VPN after you … Continue reading

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UBC Catalogue & Related Services: Road Work *UPDATE*

UBC Catalogue & Voyager work has been 99% completed (a couple behind-the-scene issues to sort out). All should be working now. Previously… Here is the official word:”Library Catalogue Service Interruptions: Thurs, Jan 8 11:00PM – Mon, Jan 12. UBC Catalogue … Continue reading

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EZproxy & Links to Print Journals **BACK UP**

The links are back and working from the A-Z ejournal list, the eLink menu, Catalogue Quick Search journal box, etc. EZ proxy is mostly working (see GMID posting). Previously… Folks, as you may have seen from the Library Home page: … Continue reading

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