Course:NURS/Library/Graduate Students

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Do you have a UBCcard?

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?

  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!

This is easier now!

Start your research from the UBC Library website. The URL is

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


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

Can you find PUBMED & CINAHL?

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?

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

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

Save time with this brief tutorial

Link to the tutorial as needed.

Don’t miss these

  • For all registered nurses in Canada: NurseOne

Research Guides

  • Try the guide for Nursing -

RefWorks (the best thing since sliced bread?)

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

Academic Integrity, Plagiarism, Self-Plagiarism

Citing is important in academic culture.


Copyright is changing!

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

Be safe -- send a link.

Too much chocolate cake

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


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