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UBC Library Informatics for Nursing

Is everything online?

No. But we do have millions of online journal articles.  And many books are now online.

Do you work at Vancouver General Hospital?

Visit the Biomedical Branch Library at the Diamond Centre. Meet the staff; try the computers.

Can I access the Library's online materials from home?

Most of the Library's online materials are by subscription only. UBC Library buys a licence which permits UBC students, faculty and staff to access online books & journal articles.   Computers on campus have an internet address recognized as belonging to UBC users -- access is easy.

But what if you are at home? Your computer's internet address will not be recognized as belonging to UBC. You will need to be authenticated as a UBC student in a different way.

  • From the Library's home page, click on LOGIN on the upper right, and then Researching from Home.
  • Follow the instructions for EZProxy. You just need your CWL.

TIP: Work from home or an internet cafe

Working from anywhere is getting easier. Use the LOGIN link on the Library's home page. You'll need your CWL or your UBCcard barcode and PIN.

Where is the Library?

Library card for UBC students and staff

  • Your UBC card is your library card.
  • Obtain your card from the UBC Carding Office.
  • Through the 'Login' in the top navigation bar in the UBC library's home page use your Campus Wide Login or library card barcode and PIN to log in to EZproxy. This will give you off site access to the library's e-resources including databases, journals, and ebooks.

Try Document Delivery

Try the free delivery service for books between the Biomedical Branch, the Okanagan and the Point Grey campus. We can usually deliver articles to you via the web. Find out more information at http://www.library.ubc.ca/home/docdel.html
 

TOP TIP!: Research Help

Save your time and ask for help! There are many ways to get research help: