Thursday, April 21, 2016

BuildingGreen - new mobile-friendly site coming May 2

BuildingGreen, a journal/database covering environmentally-friendly building practices and materials, will debut its new mobile-friendly site on May 2.
Here's a sneak peek.


Friday, October 09, 2015

ScienceDirect to discontinue support for IE8 and older

Just in case you're using IE8 or older, support ends Jan 12, 2016. (The current version is IE11). See this message for details.

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Friday, January 02, 2015

Database Access Problems

The main library search box is down, as is the link to databases. IT hopes to be able to have a look next week.

To search for books, use this alternative link:

To access databases, use this A-Z list:

When asked for "Library Authentication", use your barcode (first 9 digits on the back of your card) and your UCID (without leading zeroes). IT authentication is not working at this time.

Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Gallagher Library Temporary Closure August 6-27

The Gallagher Library will be closed Tues., Aug. 6-Tues., Aug. 27, inclusive as they are having their main floor carpet replaced. As Aug. 5 is a holiday, the last full day of operations will be Fri., Aug. 2. 

Staff will be working out of the Taylor Family Digital Library, and can be reached at If you need to get a book from the collection, place a hold in the catalogue; staff will be able retrieve holds, and you can pick them up at TFDL. The only exception to this is August 8-13, where staff will NOT have access to the Gallagher due to asbestos removal. Holds may still be placed, but they will not be picked up until August 14.

If you have questions about the closure, feel free to stop by the Gallagher Library this week!


Thursday, June 27, 2013

2012 Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Data Available

It always takes 6 months to compile, but here it is:

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

EcoAméricas (newsletter) pdf version

The UofC has an electronic subscription to EcoAméricas (, "A monthly report on development and the environment in Latin America".

They also have a .pdf version that they will email you when it becomes available. To be added to the mailing list, contact:

Maria Belesis
Subscriptions Manager, EcoAméricas

Monday, June 17, 2013

New Journal - International Journal of E-Planning Research

Mainly focused on e-planning theory, history, methods, ethics, best practices, on e-planning pedagogy, future developments, and on the software technology associated with e-planning.


Wednesday, May 29, 2013

New Journals

Some journal subscriptions recently added to our collections:

Design and Culture

International Journal of Global Energy Issues

Wind Energy