News archive for "Bibl"


Westlaw international

News » 2013-01-17
New legal database available. Westlaw International is a comprehensive collection of full text legal resources including both primary and secondary material from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, European Union, Australia and Hong Kong. Westlaw International gives access to legal information in full-text legislation, case law, treaties and law reviews.
New dictionaries online! The university library have subscribes to several dictionaries from Norstedts through Wordfinder online.  The dictionaries are available on the university or by logging in with your NetID. If you creatre a personal account using your @kau email address you can also download an app to your cellphone. Students and employees may search bilingual dictionaries from Norstedts, in English, Swedish, Italian, Spanish, French, Finnish and German.
2012 the cooperation between libraries in Värmland won the prize "Library of the year". 15 January staff from all the libraries in Värmland gather to celebrate the prize at Karlstad university.

New databases 2013

News » 2013-01-11
6 new databases have been acquired and are available from January 2013. Library Press Display - International newspapers . INFO Norstedts ordböcker online via Wordfinder  – Dictionaries from Norstedts in swedish, english, german, french, italian. INFO Britannica Image Quest Access more than two million rights-cleared images. INFO Retriever Business Business database placing Affärsdata. INFO Westlaw Inernational law. INFO IBFD Tax Research platform  INFO    
Information from Dawsonera: "This Saturday, the 8th December 2012, we will be performing an essential upgrade on the dawsonera web service and will require an outage between the hours of 10am and 6pm, GMT. The outage window will be used to improve the resilience and service offering of dawsonera. We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this period."  
Access newspapers from all over the world! Instant access to 2200 newspapers from 97 countries in 54 languages. On the left-hand side of the screen you will see Newsline; these are articles that readers recommend.  To view top stories of News, Business, Sports, Entertainment and Editorial scroll down To select the publication you wish to read click Select Newspaper on the toolbar along the top of the screen. You can now choose titles by country, language or alphabetically

Test period for Image Quest

News » 2012-10-31
  Hjälp oss testa Encyclopedia Britannica's bilddatabas Image Quest som innehåller över 2 miljoner bilder som är tillåtna att användas i utbildningssyften,  te x i olika presentationer och projekt.  Access more than two million rights-cleared images from over 50 of the best collections in the world...   Image Quest demonstration video Image Quest Information Leaflet   Test period until 15 november. Please tell us what you think!   View more test periods  
Until the end of November we are testing two different platforms for dictionaries. Available through NE: Click on the image/link "Norstedts" at the top right. Norstedts Professionell engelska ordbok Norstedts Stora engelska ordbok Norstedts Stora tyska ordbok Norstedts Stora franska ordbok Norstedts Stora spanska ordbok Norstedts Lilla engelska ordbok Norstedts Lilla tyska ordbok Norstedts Lilla franska ordbok Norstedts Lilla spanska or

Book exhibition - Biography

News » 2012-10-18
Get to know the person behind the name! On floor 3 you now can see a small book exhibition on Biography books. By searching the catalog you will find more books and ebooks on this subject. 
Due to the rebuilding of the entrance on floor 2, the opening hours for the newspaper reading room will follow the library´s opening hours. The extended opening hours vill start again January 2013.
SRMO - A research methods tool In SAGE Research Methods Online, you will find over 600 full text-books on research methods. There are books on specific methods as well as books on research in different subjects. You can read the books online, but you also have the possibility to download individual chapters as PDF:s. Sage Research Methods Online

Booking of study rooms

News » 2012-08-27
The system for study room bookings in now found on "My page"; The booking system for the library's study rooms and study cells are now moved to the university's main booking system TimeEdit. Students log in through My Page with the student user account. Choose the link "Grupprumsbokning".  
Try our new service for finding articles and books in one search. Do you find it difficult to choose a database? OneSearch is a tool that allows you to search a range of resources at once, including books, e-books, articles, reports, and more. OneSearch is a great place to start your research because it helps you quickly search across many resources at once, rather than searching individual databases.