INTRODUCING BLUE CLIFF COLLEGE'S EBrary™
What is EBrary™?
EBrary™ is Blue Cliff College’s electronic library, offering students 24/7/365 instant access to a digital library with more than 47,000 multidisciplinary titles, the majority of which were published in 2004 or later. EBrary™ features world-renowned publishers, unlimited simultaneous access of information, ease
of navigation through extensive databases, and unmatched manipulation of data.
What does EBrary™ offer?
The EBrary™ electronic library includes a growing database of more than 47,000 titles in academic subject areas including:
- Allied Health
- Business & Economics
- Computers & IT
- Education, Engineering & Technology
- History & Political Science
- Humanities, Interdisciplinary & Area Studies
- Language, Literature & Linguistics
- Law, International Relations & Public Policy
- Life Sciences
- Physical Sciences, Psychology & Social Work
- Religion, Philosophy & Classics
- Sociology and Anthropology.
The EBrary™ electronic library includes powerful features for easily discovering and managing information online, including how to:
Conduct a search using simple or advanced, by keyword, full-text, publisher, author, and more, viewing results ranked by book or chapter.
Open a book by clicking on the title name or jacket. No downloads or installations are required.
Explore the document by navigating to search terms, searching for key words, jumping to relevant chapters, and flipping through pages.
Highlight, take notes, and transform text into hyperlinks to other online resources. Highlight with or without notes attached in multiple colors. Create a personal bookshelf (if needed) to save and organize your research.
Use InfoTools to link to other online resources. Simply select words of interest in a document.
Copy and paste text, and print pages and chapters, with automatic citations that include URLs back to the source.
Manage and share your research by dragging books, highlights and notes into bookshelf folders, which can be emailed to peers.
How can I access EBrary™?
From any computer at any Blue Cliff College Campus, log in at: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/bluecliffcollege.
We will be setting up remote access capability for all students in summer, 2010.
How can I learn about using EBrary™?
Log on to: http://www.ebrary.com/corp/training.jsp; on the right side of the page, click the Quick Start directions under the Training Videos tab.
Who can I ask for help in using EBrary™?
Log on to: http://www.ebrary.com/corp/training.jsp; on the right side of the page, click the Help Desk link under the Support tab.
What are the computer system requirements to use EBrary™?
Recommended web browsers yielding the best results include Internet Exlorer Version 6 or later, or Mozilla Firefox Version 2 or later.