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UVic Libraries

Library homepage

http://www.uvic.ca/library

General information

Library branches

There are 3 libraries at UVic:
McPherson Library
Curriculum Library (MacLaurin Bldg D201)
Diana M. Priestly Law Library (Fraser Bldg)

Service hours

http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/index.php

Library policies

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/policies/index.php

Library floor plans

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/floormaps/index.php

Circulation / Checkout/
Loans Phone Numbers

McPherson Library 250.721.8230
Curriculum Library 250.721.7900
Priestly Law Library 250.721.8565

Reference desk phone numbers

McPherson Library 250.721.8274
Curriculum Library 250.721.7900
Priestly Law Library 250.472.5023

Email

askref@uvic.ca

Text reference Text us @ 1.250.514.7085 (Mon-Fri 9 am to 5 pm)

Resources & Services

Library catalogue

http://voyager.library.uvic.ca

Summon http://www.uvic.ca/library

Indexes & databases

Google Scholar

http://www.uvic.ca/library/find/databases/index.php

Google Scholar

Database authentication

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/connect/index.php

Subject guides

http://www.uvic.ca/library/research/guides/index.php

Citation guides

http://www.uvic.ca/library/research/citation/guides/index.php

Instruction

http://www.uvic.ca/library/research/tips/index.php

List of librarians

http://www.uvic.ca/library/research/librarians/index.php

Reserves

http://www.uvic.ca/library/index.php (course reserves tab)

Interlibrary loan

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/borrow/illo/uvic/index.php

E-journals

http://lg5jh7pa3n.search.serialssolutions.com/

Technical help

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/computers/inthelibraries/index.php

E-Resource emergency contact

David Boudinot () Contact only when databases are down.

Before contacting David, please confirm if this is system-wide or just the patron's computer. Please test yourself and confer with colleagues on campfire. Contact details should include time/day, type of computer and specific error message.

Centre for Academic Communication (Writing centre)

http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/home/learning/cac.php

Borrowing Information

Library cards

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/borrow/borrowing/cards/index.php

Loan periods

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/borrow/borrowing/index.php

Holds / Recalls / Requests

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/borrow/index.php

Renewals

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/borrow/renew/index.php

Fines / Penalties

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/borrow/fines/index.php
(how to pay, how to appeal, charges for lost, missing and damaged items)

Borrowing policies

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/borrow/borrowing/index.php

Library account information

http://voyager.library.uvic.ca/vwebv/myAccount

Alumni / External borrowers

Alumni http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/info/alumni/index.php

External borrowers http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/info/community/index.php

After hours book return

McPherson Library: located on the outside wall to the right of the main entrance

Curriculum Library: located on the wall to the right of the entrance

Priestly Law Library: NO after hours book return available

Equipment & Facilities

Computers, Internet access

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/computers/inthelibraries/index.php

Wireless printing

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/computers/copy/printing/index.php

Photocopiers & printers

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/computers/copy/index.php
(locations, costs, copycards)

Microforms

http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/other/microforms/index.php

Study rooms (book online)

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/studyroom/index.php

Learning Commons

http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/learning/index.php

Washrooms

Lower level, main floor (in BiblioCafe), 2nd floor, 3rd floor. local FAQ

Campus Information

Academic calendar

http://web.uvic.ca/calendar2014-09/

Class timetable

https://www.uvic.ca/BAN2P/twbkwbis.P_GenMenu?name=StudentTTandCatalog

Exam schedules

http://www.uvic.ca/current-students/home/academics/examinations/timetable.php

Campus maps

http://www.uvic.ca/search/browse/maps.php

UVic web sitemap

http://www.uvic.ca/search/browse/az.php

Centre for Academic Communication (Writing Centre)

http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/home/learning/cac.php

Campus security / Safewalk http://www.uvic.ca/security/safety/security/safewalk/index.php

Other Resources

AskAway local administrator

Tina Bebbington |250.721.8252 |
FAQs http://libanswers.uvic.ca/

Infoline (distance education service)

http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/other/iline/index.php

Music & media

http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/media/index.php

Special collections

http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/spcoll/index.php

Archives

http://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/archives/index.php

Suggest-a-book form

http://www.uvic.ca/library/use/suggest.php