News archive for "Bibl"

 During September, October and November 2014 the library has a trial period of Ebsco Academic Collection with 130 000 multidisciplinary eBook titles.
During autumn we have a test period of 380 journals from Inderscience Publishers Subject areas: science, engineering and technology, environment and sustainability, health and biosciences, computing, economics, management The test period ends 17 November.   Inderscience Publishers Library´s trial resources  

New version of Wordfinder

News » 2014-08-22
Access Norstedts dictionaries both online and offline The library provides access to several dictionaries through the portal WordFinder. With WordFinder Online, you can access your dictionaries via a web browser. If you create a free personal account you will be able to download programs and apps. The account must be created while you are on campus.

Summer opening hours

News » 2014-06-02
During June, July and August the librry is closed on weekends. During summer the library is only open a few hours each weekday. The reading room is open longer if you have a key card. See the table below for exact hours. The open-ended borrowing times applies as usual. Remember to check "My loans" regulary to see any changed return dates.

Trial access to Passport

News » 2014-04-10
During april we offer trial access to Euromonitor's database Passport "Passport“ - award-winning global database includes: Statistics, analysis and briefings of world market, Rankings and company profiles of leading countries and industries, Complete database of sources of industries and countries around the world, what is important for education, business and economic development. Access Passport An online tutorial can be found by clicking Help" and "Help Vi
The Inspec database is now searchable through Ebsco and OneSearch. Insepc is the leading bibliographic database providing abstract and indexing to the world´s scientific and technical literature Previously we have had acess through the Engineering Village platform.

Changed opening hours

News » 2014-01-07
From 10 January the library closes earlier. The new opening hours are: Friday: 8-16 Saturday: 10-15 Sunday: 10-15 The newspaper reading room is available with a key card. See all opening hours  
The library's journal list and link menu will change from new year   sfx@kau changes to The icon for our link menu will change because we have a new vendor for the service.
The library's journal list and link menu will change from new year   sfx@kau changes to The icon for our link menu will change because we have a new vendor for the service.
Due to server maintenance, no links to the library's e-resources will work on Monday, October 21 from 08:00 in the morning. Hopefully it works again after lunch. This appliesboth to databases and articles as well as ebooks. We will post a list of links that work if you are on campus, to the most frequently used resources.
About 1100 titles from Ebsco eBooks now available   Ebsco ebooks are included in OneSearch.About 1100 titles are available. We do not own this books, but they are automatically loaned/bought as soon as someone uses them. Most titles are in the subject areas "Education", "Social Science", "Geography". The titles have one link for reading online " eBook full text", and one for downloading. The books have a limit of 3 concurrent users.
Downloading ebooks from Dawsonera to mobile phones or tablets is now available. The books are in pdf-format and requires the Adobe Reader app. When opening a downloaded ebook internet access is required due to authentication. User Guide Android User Guide Apple  
As of August 2013, some changes will be made to Harvard Business Review article access in Business Source Premier. Currently Business Source Premier contains 12,824 full-text articles from Harvard Business Review. 500  of these articles will become read-only as of August. Printing or downloading will no longer be permitted. Questions? Please contact: Berit Hjort 054-700 1080        
The library now offers a trial period for searching 24 medical journals from Adis, now a part of Springer. The test ends 30 september. Search Adis
Our Discovery service OneSearch"provides users with an easy way to accessing most of an institution's information resources through a single search. Among the latest additions to searchable databases are Scopus and SwePub. Scopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database with broad interdisciplinary coverage.
Check your loans online to see holds and due dates Currently there are problems to send emails from Karlstad university to users with or addresses. The problem should be solved within a few days. Until then the library will send undelivered emails as regular mail as well, but users are kindly requested to log in to "My loans" to see holds and changed due dates faster. When logged in to "My loans" it is also possible to change or add an e-mail adress.

New database - Ulrich´s web

News » 2013-03-04
Ulrichsweb is an easy to search source of detailed information on more than 300,000 periodicals of all types. Ulrich's records provide data points such as ISSN, publisher, language, subject, abstracting & indexing coverage, full-text database coverage, tables of contents, and reviews written by librarians. You can also find out if the periodical is refereed or not. Ulrichsweb covers more than 900 subject areas Search Ulrich´s now!    

International newspapers

News » 2013-01-25
Library PressDisplay provides online access to more than 2,200 newspapers from 97 countries in 54 languages.     Library PressDisplayis a stand-alone web-based portal which provides online access to more than 2,200 newspaper and magazines from 97 countries in 54 languages. Publications are presented as full-content digital replicas, which allows users to read on-screen exactly as they would with a familiar print edition.

IBFD Tax Research Platform

News » 2013-01-21
Karlstad University Library has acquired access to the IBFD Tax Research Platform. International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) is a pre-eminent, independent, non-profit foundation that promotes and disseminates the understanding of cross-border taxation at the highest level. The IBFD Tax Research Platform is the front-end access to all IBFD products which allows you to view all information related to your subscriptions at once.