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IPA Source: Opera Online
“Online since 2003, IPA Source is the web’s largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.” “Ha, stolzer ozean!” Who said that? Find out at IPA Source. (…psst, I think … Continue reading
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Sabin Americana: Publications about the Americas
Based on Joseph Sabin’s landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900’s. Read more at our Sabin Americana info page. Then go in and have a look at “British … Continue reading
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IMF eLibrary: Trial Access
From now till July 22nd, try the IMF e-Library. “The International Monetary Fund publishes a vast amount of information on its own activities and policies, as well as on its 185 member countries.”
Interesting Database: NALD
Interested in Adult Literary, First Nations material, Education or News Media? Check out the National Adult Literacy Database. …and it’s Canadian, eh!
Books 24×7: New Access, But Where’s My Bookshelf?
Books 24×7 can now be accessed by UBCcard Barcode and PIN. Find the title in the catalogue, click on the “Online Access” under the title and sign in. New to Books 24×7? Click on their “Help” tab and read the … Continue reading
ebrary Reader: Will it work with my browser?
Mostly, yes. If you want the full browser story from ebrary, visit here. you must use Java 1.6 or higher you must have browser cookies enabled and you may need to turn off pop-up blockers for ebrary.com use Internet Explorer … Continue reading
DjVu Viewer: Some NetLibrary eBooks Want It
While most NetLibrary ebooks will display their full text nicely in Adobe Acrobat Reader, a few want something called the “DjVu Viewer”. A rival product of Acrobat? Anyway, in Internet Explorer and Firefox, trying to view the full text of … 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
ebrary Reader: Avoid RSVPN
Hope everyone has had a look at the ebrary ebooks and the new reader. For those connecting from off campus, RSVPN [see larger post above] is not an option at the moment. Both the QuickView and the ebrary Reader display … Continue reading
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