Course:NURS/Library/Graduate Students

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Do you have a UBCcard?[edit | edit source]


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Please note your barcode & pin. The barcode number is your library card number. The default pin is the last five digits, but please change it as soon as possible.

Is your library card okay?[edit | edit source]



  1. Click on Log In To My Library Account
  2. Put in your barcode & PIN.
  3. Change your PIN.



Do we have your correct name & address?
Do we have your email address?

Access the library from home![edit | edit source]



This is easier now!

Start your research from the UBC Library website. The URL is http://www.library.ubc.ca

Click the LOGIN button. Then EZprozy Login.
You will need your CWL or your library barcode & PIN.

UBCLibraryEZProxyScreen.jpg


For more information on this new system called EZproxy, please see this link Connect from home.

Can you find PUBMED & CINAHL?[edit | edit source]



Try two databases:

  • Go to the Library’s home page.
  • Select on SEARCH COLLECTIONS from the menu
  • Click on Indexes, Databases & Articles.

Find and try PubMed, then Cinahl. Look for articles on job satisfaction and nurses. Can you find some abstracts on this topic? Do you know how to get the articles? Note the related articles feature in PubMed.

You will also want to try Web of Science.

Do you have DYNAMED on your iPhone?[edit | edit source]



Dynamed is available at UBC Library, CRNBC, and NurseOne.

You can use it online or download it to your mobile device.

http://resources.library.ubc.ca/page.php?details=dynamed&id=1127



Save time with this brief tutorial[edit | edit source]



Link to the tutorial as needed. http://guides.library.ubc.ca/tutorial-nurs

Don’t miss these[edit | edit source]



  • For all registered nurses in Canada: NurseOne



Research Guides[edit | edit source]



  • Try the guide for Nursing -

http://guides.library.ubc.ca/nursing

RefWorks (the best thing since sliced bread?)[edit | edit source]



Some graduate students love RefWorks to store & organize citations. It will do APA style for you.

http://help.library.ubc.ca/evaluating-and-citing-sources/refworks-write-n-cite/

Academic Integrity, Plagiarism, Self-Plagiarism[edit | edit source]


Citing is important in academic culture.

Copyright[edit | edit source]

Copyright is changing!

http://copyright.ubc.ca/

  • Supreme Court decisions
  • New legislation - The Copyright Modernization Act

Be safe -- send a link.

Too much chocolate cake[edit | edit source]

We have a rich feast of library resources. Take time to digest.

Librarians[edit | edit source]

For a rainy day . . .
  • Contact the desk at Woodward Library, 604-822-4440, wd.ref@ubc.ca . Our desk is staffed everyday during term.
  • Katherine Miller katherine.miller@ubc.ca, 604-822-0295, works at the Woodward Library. Please do come visit!





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