|General Info rmation|
|Library Branches||We have 2 branches. Lansdowne and Interurban. http://camosun.ca/services/library/hours-locations.html|
|Service Hours||http://camosun.ca/services/library/hours-locations.html with reduced hours over semester breaks.|
|Lib rary Policies||
Most policies can be found here: http://camosun.ca/services/library/policies.html
|Library Floor Plans|
|Circulation / Checkout / Loans Phone Numbers||
Lansdowne Library 250-370-3619Interurban Library 250-370-3828
|Reference Desk Phone Numbers||
Lansdowne Library 250-370-3622 Fall/Winter coverage: Monday-Friday 9:00-6:00. Saturday and Sunday afternoons as staffing permits.Service hours are reduced during the spring & summer sessions.
|Circulation / Checkout / Loans firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Email address for Reference Questionsemail@example.com|
|Phone Number for Text Message Reference Service||Not available|
|Resources & Services|
|Library Search||We use EBSCO Discovery Service (locally called Single Search).
It is available as the default search widget on the library homepage; also as an Advanced search under the Search tab page (the advanced search option is a link under the search widget on this page): https://libsecure.camosun.bc.ca:2443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=eds
|Indexes & Databases||
By title: http://camosun.ca.libguides.com/az.php
By subject: subject access to our databases is through the libguides A-Z page. You can select subjects from a drop down menu and resource types (e.g. e-book collections, encyclopedias, etc.) through the All Database types drop down menu.
We have a Troubleshooting e-resources guide that outlines known issues, scheduled maintenance, etc.
|Google Scholar link||Camosun's Google Scholar access|
The OFF campus login for licensed resources is the same as the Computer Account (Student number 'C099999' from ID card and password). The password is initially their birthdate (mmddyy)
|Subject Guides||Subject guides http://camosun.ca.libguides.com/index.php|
Citation guides http://camosun.ca.libguides.com/cite
NOTE: Timing of adoption of the APA 7th edition at Camosun will vary depending on the department and individual instructors.
|Instruction||Within the Faculty services guide http://camosun.ca.libguides.com/FacultyGuide/Instruction|
|List of Librarians / Library Staff||There is a subject liaison librarian list here: http://camosun.ca/services/library/ask-a-librarian.html
Key library contacts list here:http://www.camosun.ca/services/library/contact-us.html
|Reserves||This link automatically puts you in the Reserves section of the catalogue. You have to login to use e-reserves. https://reserves.libraries.coop/BVIC/|
Article request form (online submission): http://camosun.ca/services/library/interlibrary-loan-journal.html
Book request form (online submission): http://camosun.ca/services/library/interlibrary-loan-book.html
|eJournals||We use EBSCO's Publication Finder. Journals & magazines search|
|Print Journals||The library has a small number of print magazines which can be borrowed for 1 week; the most recent issue does not circulate. Check the catalogue record for the most accurate holdings. Journals are shelved alphabetically by title. There are no call numbers.|
Email our general library account: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone during opening hours.
Depending on the nature of the technical problem, the ITS department can be contacted during the day: http://camosun.ca/services/its/contact.html
|Writing /Tutoring Centre Contact||
Other help centres (Math, ESL, etc.) http://camosun.ca/learn/programs/help-centres.html
|eResources Emergency Contact||Gwenda Bryan, Systems & Discovery Librarian (M-F, 8-4pm) @ 250-370-3610; OR Research Help Desk @ 250-370-3622|
Student cards are also library cards. http://camosun.ca/services/library/id-cards.html
|Holds / Recalls / Requests||http://camosun.ca/services/library/borrowing-materials.html#renewals|
Regular loans can be renewed twice. Reserves cannot be renewed.
|Fines / Penalties||http://camosun.ca/services/library/borrowing-materials.html|
|Library Account Information||
To reset passwords or to login for the first time go to https://camosun.catalogue.libraries.coop/eg/opac/password_reset
NOTE: The library account is not connected to the College computer account; resetting a password in one account will not affect the other.
|After hours book returns||
Interurban library has a stand alone metal book return outside the Campus Centre building to the right of the entrance off Interurban Road.
Lansdowne library has a stand alone metal book return outside the Library building to the left of the entrance.
|Equipment & Facilities|
Password reset station for student domains: https://password.camosun.ca/aims/ps/
|Photocopiers & printing||
Our ITS department implemented cloud printing with PaperCut. Students are encouraged to ask for help setting a PIN at the Technical Support (LAN) or Library Services (INT) desks.
|Microfilm / Microfiche||Not available.|
Campus computer info: http://camosun.ca/services/its/
Library computers are on a first come, first served basis.
There is currently no time limit and no way to book computers online.
Each library also lends laptops for students (i.e. cannot be borrowed by staff or faculty).
|Meeting / Study Rooms||Both campuses have group study rooms that students can book online https://webservices.camosun.bc.ca/mrbs/day.php|
|Academic Calendar||Program and course calendars: http://camosun.ca/learn/calendar/current/|
|Class Timetable||Select "Search for credit courses" to search without having to login: https://camlink1.camosun.bc.ca/WebAdvisor/WebAdvisor?&TYPE=M&PID=CORE-WBMAIN&TOKENIDX=930784591
Selecting the relevant term and one other field are required e.g. term and instructor, term and course code, etc.
|Campus Web Site Map||Not available.|
|AskAway Local Administrator(s)||
Jennifer Lambert email@example.com; 250-370-3605 (direct office number) or 250-370-3622 (Research Help Desk)
Back up: Margie Clarke firstname.lastname@example.org; 250-370-4533 (direct office number)
|Back-up Phone Number||Try the Research Help Desk at Lansdowne: 250-370-3622|
|Any other useful information?|