Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Five Things to Know About University of Alberta Libraries

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We have a library for that!
We have ten libraries covering all fields of study:
* Augustana Campus Library (Camrose)
* Bibliothèque Saint-Jean (Campus Saint-Jean)
* Bruce Peel Special Collections & Archives
* Cameron (Science and Technology)
* H.T. Coutts (Education and Physical Education)
* John W. Scott (Health Sciences)
* John A. Weir (Law)
* Rutherford (Humanities and Social Sciences)
* Winspear (Business)
* Book and Record Depository (BARD)*

Feel free to visit and use any of these libraries, no matter your field of study. 

*Please note that BARD is no longer accessible to the public. To access an item housed at BARD, place a hold on it and have it sent to the NEOS library of your choice. 


Your ONECard is your library card 
How long can you borrow books? What are your borrowing privileges? Find out here

To avoid fines:
* Read your email notification of due dates
* Renew books online with My Account
* Return recalled books by their due date

Your ONECard can also be used to borrow materials from Edmonton Public Library by registering for the free L-PASS program. You can also use your ONECard to get a TAL Card to borrow from libraries across the province, including Camrose!


Search our collections online 
The University of Alberta Libraries is Canada's second largest research library, with a print and electronic collection exceeding 4.7 million titles and over 8.7 million volumes. In addition to using your ONECard to borrow books, as a member of the U of A community you can use your CCID and password to access more than 110,000 scholarly ejournals, over 1.3 million ebooks, and over 1,700 online databases to help you succeed with academic research projects. And if we don’t have what you need, request it via interlibrary loan.

Browse our guides for information by subject, or start your search at www.library.ualberta.ca.

You can also borrow laptops and other electronic devices. Visit our equipment lending guide for more information. 



We have space for you 
We have great spaces and technology for you to get your work done, including:
* Designated common, quiet and silent areas, which have everything from individual carrels and comfortable soft seating to silent, technology free zones and large quiet reading rooms
* Late night study hours in Cameron, Rutherford, and Augustana Libraries
* Over 50 study and practice presentation rooms, varied in size and setup, that are bookable online
* Over 700 Windows and over 100 Mac workstations, equipped with a wide range of browsers and office productivity software
* Charging lockers that offer a secure option to power up your cell phone

Our spaces are open to everyone!

Ask us for help!
Feel free to come to any of our libraries to get research assistance at our service desks. Our staff can help you find what you need and teach you to use our resources. Can’t make it in person?  Chat, text, email, or call us.

We have librarian experts for every field of study. If you need in-depth assistance for a major project make an appointment with a librarian.

Questions? Ask us!

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