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BUT I NEED THAT BOOK!!!

Posted by: on February 21, 2015   |Comments (0)|Tips and Tools

can't find that book

It’s not in the HELIN catalog.  It’s not at Brown.  But I really really really need that book.  OR that article.

Did you know that you can get books and articles from all over the

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FOR FREE?

Go to the library homepage and under “Get it” click on “Interlibrary Loan books” or “Interlibrary Loan articles” and VOILA!

These are the forms for requesting a book or an article that is not in the HELIN or BROWN catalog.

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DON’T FORGET TO PUT YOUR NAME AND BARCODE AT THE BOTTOM AND CLICK “SUBMIT”

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THEN…

How long does it take?

Articles usually come in within a couple of days.  Books take at least a week or more.

How long can I keep it?

Books usually for a month and then another month renewal.  Articles are yours to keep.

How will I know when it comes in?

You will get an email if it’s a book.  Articles will be sent directly to you as a pdf.

 

Well, how cool is that?

flying books

 

It’s not in the HELIN catalog.  It’s not at Brown.  But I really really really need that book.  OR that article. Did you know that you can get books and articles from all over the FOR FREE? Go to the library homepage and under “Get it” click on “Interlibrary Loan books” or “Interlibrary Loan articles” […]MORE

Help Us Test and Trial New Databases!

Posted by: on February 12, 2015   |Comments (0)|online resources

Looking for a way to forget the piles of snow and encroaching ice? Why not shovel your worries away by helping us test and trial new and intriguing databases?

From now until almost daffodil weather (March 31st), you can experiment with databases the HELIN consortium of libraries is considering. Just follow this link to find a list of trials:

http://library.uri.edu/search/y=helin

 

Please note that, in some cases, you might have to enter a username and password in order to access a database. Those usernames and passwords appear in the manner below:

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Enjoy! And if there’s a particular database you’d like us to subscribe to, please fill out this online form.

Looking for a way to forget the piles of snow and encroaching ice? Why not shovel your worries away by helping us test and trial new and intriguing databases? From now until almost daffodil weather (March 31st), you can experiment with databases the HELIN consortium of libraries is considering. Just follow this link to find […]MORE

Bored? Watch this!

Posted by: on January 6, 2015   |Comments (0)|online resources

All the Christmas presents have long been packed up, and New Year’s Eve is a distant memory.
It’s not quite time to head back to PC, and you’re stuck at home with outside temperatures heading into the single digits.
What to do?

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Watch this: Literally! As a PC student, you have access to tons of cool films and videos via our new Kanopy platform. There are art films, documentaries, first-run films, and stuff you can’t see on Netflix. Click on over and start watching! Break will be over before you know it.

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All the Christmas presents have long been packed up, and New Year’s Eve is a distant memory. It’s not quite time to head back to PC, and you’re stuck at home with outside temperatures heading into the single digits. What to do?     Watch this: Literally! As a PC student, you have access to […]MORE

A Christmas Celebration

Posted by: on December 11, 2014   |Comments (0)|Library
John V.. Brennan '59 Collection of White House Ornaments

John V.. Brennan ’59 Collection of White House Ornaments

The Library Display Committee is at it again!!  It’s all about displays, ’bout displays, no treble!!  Tis the season to exhibit the items found in Special and Archival Collections. Located in the library foyer on the left side as you walk in,  photographs from past Christmas tree lighting ceremonies to An Advent Service of Lessons and Carols provide the backdrop for A Christmas Celebration!

Please take a moment to enjoy the White House ornaments from the John V. Brennan ’59 Collection artfully arranged as a Christmas tree along with various Christmas cards from past Providence College presidents.

Read about Warren Harding, 29th President of the United States (1921-1923) and the 2014 ornament…interesting facts!

Be safe in your travels and enjoy this holiday season!

 

The Library Display Committee is at it again!!  It’s all about displays, ’bout displays, no treble!!  Tis the season to exhibit the items found in Special and Archival Collections. Located in the library foyer on the left side as you walk in,  photographs from past Christmas tree lighting ceremonies to An Advent Service of Lessons […]MORE

Foot notes

Posted by: on December 10, 2014   |Comments (0)|online resources

footYou can export citations from an article directly into RefWORKS to create your bibliography.   Its easy, quick and saves time.  So stay on your feet and remember to export your citations to RefWORKS.

If you need help setting up an account in RefWORKS, stop by the Research HUB on the main floor of the library.

 

You can export citations from an article directly into RefWORKS to create your bibliography.   Its easy, quick and saves time.  So stay on your feet and remember to export your citations to RefWORKS. If you need help setting up an account in RefWORKS, stop by the Research HUB on the main floor of the library. […]MORE