News archive for "Bibl"

The library now subscribes to the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. The library now subscribes to the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. It is a digital encyclopedia that contains over 500 peer-reviewed articles with research / area overviews in all aspects of communication.
The university library have a 3 month trial period of journals from The Royal Society During the trial it is possible to access the 10 journals in Royal Society Package S: Philosophical Transactions A Philosophical Transactions B Proceedings A Proceedings B Biology Letters Journal of Royal Society Interface Interface Focus Notes and Records Open Biology (Open access) Royal Society Open Science (Open access) Search journals
As of July 2018, Swedish universities have limited access to journals from Elsevier, one of the world’s largest scientific publishers. However, employees at Karlstad University can still access new articles through the interlibrary lending service, ”Get it now”. Magazines published by Elsevier between January 1, 1995 and June 30, 2018 are still available through the usual channels.

BrowZine now available

News » 2018-09-19
The library now subscribes to BrowZine - a tool for browsing and reading the library´s electronic journals. Do you want an easier way to access scholarly e-journals? Check out BrowZine—a Web-based service and app for Apple or Android devices that helps you browse through scholarly e-journals. Read more about BrowZine
Swedish universities, including Karlstad University, have decided to terminate the agreement with Elsevier, one of the world's largest scientific publishers. The reason is that the parties did not agree on open access Elsevier is one of the world's largest scientific publishers. In 2017, Swedish universities paid approximately 120 million SEK for subscriptions to electronic journals to the publisher, of which Karlstad University accounted for almost 1.2 million SEK.
This week we will start a relocation project. Books that currently are placed in numerical order (2015: 344), will be relabelled and placed by subject. The books will be marked with a subject code and a sequence number, for example V 2011: 1 or Im 2017:20. This will make it easier both to find books by subject, but also to find newly acquired books. The relocation of the books are expected to be completed by autumn semester 2018.
(Updated 2017-12-11)After the trial period during October/November the library has now signed a subscription agreement with HeinOnline. Access is already enabled. HeinOnline is a comprehensive collection of law journals, US and UK law and case law and more. Please send your feedback to: Berit Hjort Search Hein Online
Uppdated 2017-12-11 After the trial period the Library decided to buy access to Sage Research Methods Video Collection. During October and November the library has a trial period on Sage Research Methods video collection. SAGE Research Methods Video contains 480 videos, including tutorials, case study videos, expert interviews, and more, covering the entire research methods and statistics curriculum. Search SRM Videos

The language café

News » 2017-05-17
The language café at the university library will continue during the spring semester 2018. The language café will take place every tuesday between 4 pm - 6 pm. The time and place are the same but now students are in charge of the café. The Language Café is aimed for anyone who wants to improve there spoken Swedish, but you need to be able to speak and understand some Swedish to participate.
Until 8 July the library have a trial period of e-resources from De Gruyter. During the test period we have limited access to journals, e-books and databases in 28 subject areas. Do a search, or choose a subject. Then it is possible to limit the result to "Accessible content". Search De Gruyter Online For more information, contact Ulrika Hargefors.
All course-reference books and reserved books now need to be borrowed before taking them out of the room. This applies to all reserved books and course-reference books that are placed in room 1 E 225. Borrow the books in the selfcheck machine by scanning your Kau-card, or by entering your Swedish ID number/library card number, and your pin code. When you have finished reading the course-reference book please return it in the self-return machine.

Wordfinder cancelled

News » 2017-01-18
From 1 January 2017 the library no longer subscribes to Wordfinder. Instead you can find dictionarys in many languages through Nationalencyklopedien (NE). Go to the library startpage and click on Encyclopedias, then choose "Norstedts ordböcker via NE" in the menu. On the NE page, choose "Tjänster" in the top menu, and then "Ordböcker". Direct link
From autumn semester 2016 the new KAU card also works as a library card. The PIN required to borrow or reserve books is the same PIN as for the KAU card. The KAU card works as a library card, key card and print card More information - KAU card / Library card How to get your KAU CARD

Rearrangement of bookshelves

News » 2016-06-10
We are working on a project to improve the study environment in the library During summer we have rearranged books and journals in the library. The goal is to make space for better study environments,including more group study places, lounge areas and new technology.
You need to move your references to another program Karlstad University Library is cancelling its subscription to RefWorks for financial reasons effective January 1 2017.  No new accounts can be set up in RefWorks as of June 1 2016. Refworks user  today Please notice!

Trial period - Web of Science

News » 2016-05-06
Extended access to Web Of Science. Until August 31 the library has trial access to seven databases. BIOSIS Citation Index Current Contents Data Citation Index(SM) Derwent Innovations Index Medline Web of Science(TM) Core Collection som innefattar Conference Proceedings Zoological Records You'll reach the databases by going to Web of Science, click on "All databases" Web of Science  
Publications from the UN United Nations iLibrary United Nations iLibrary includes publications, journals and series comprising facts and expertise on international peace and security, human rights, economic and social development, climate change, international law, governance, public health, and statistics. Trial access until June 30, 2016.

Try SAGE Business Cases

News » 2016-03-21
SAGE describes the new database on their webpage: "SAGE Business Cases showcase the complex issues and real-world business situations that hone essential decision-making skills.
Emerald Insight will be undergoing maintenance on Tuesday 22nd March 2016 from 07:00 GMT for up to 12 hours. During this time certain site features will be unavailable.
Articles from Harvard Business Review are searchable in Business Source Premier (BSP). Harvard Business Review have restricted access to 500 of the most popular articles in BSP.  These articles are read-only, so you can read the full text online, but you cannot print, download, or link to them from a persistent URL.