What's New

Library Closure: Heritage Day; Monday, August 3rd

The University Library will be closed on Monday, August 3rd for Heritage Day.

The Library will reopen on Tuesday, August 4th at 8:00 a.m. For a complete overview of Library hours, please visit: http://www.uleth.ca/lib/hours/

We hope you have a great long weekend!

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Citation Software: Upgrade to Premium Mendeley for 2015

The U of L Library has an upgrade for up to 500 users to receive the "premium" institutional version of Mendeley for the rest of 2015. Mendeley is a citation management system similar to EndNote, but with a social aspect tied in (provides information about who is reading/citing your articles, finds similar articles, etc). Normally Mendeley is free, and for most the free version will suffice; the premium provides additional storage space and group capacity. The link is below as well as an outline of some of the features of this upgrade:

http://www.mendeley.com/promo/UL-8/

This Upgrade link is only valid for 500 users and for the remainder of 2015. All the users wanting to use this Upgrade Link must have a Mendeley account registered with their institutional email address. An existing user can easily update their sign-in email address by going to My Account and update profile information on Mendeley Web.
A Mendeley Premium account includes the following benefits:

For the latest Mendeley resources: http://community.mendeley.com/guides
For technical support and questions: http://support.mendeley.com/
Some quick tips on the product, and U of L contact for help: http://libguides.uleth.ca/c.php?g=291753&p=1943537


Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Library Construction and Service Disruption | June 22 - late-August

Beginning June 22, the Library will begin preparation for installation of compact shelving on level 9 north.

Please be aware of the following impacts:

MAIN COLLECTION ACCESS | Call Numbers NB to QH 499

The collection on level 9 north will not be accessible by patrons. Patrons can request materials from this area by submitting requested call numbers to the General Services Desk in person or by emailing the request to gsd.library@uleth.ca. Requests will be retrieved within 24-hours of submission.

NOISE

Throughout the installation process, there may be additional dust and noise associated with the work. Levels 10 south and 11 will be least impacted by the work.

The project is expected to conclude late-August and we apologize in advance for any inconvenience.

Please contact Jesse Malinsky (malijn@uleth.ca; 403.329.2128) for additional information.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Summer Cleaning and Collection Shifting

In early May, Library staff will begin a project to clean and shift the collections shelved on Levels 9 and Level 10 (north). Please be aware that the project involves the use of vacuum cleaners, so nearby study areas may be affected by the associated noise.

Signage will be placed in the areas that are immediately affected.

We apologize for any inconvenience that may be caused.

Monday, May 04, 2015


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