Library today: electronic books via Ebrary

From UST Libraries

Try the new Ebrary electronic book service offered by UST Libraries!  Just link to the CLICnet catalog  and type “ebrary” as a keyword search to see the titles currently available. 

Ebrary features include: 

  • Create a Personal Bookshelf to automatically save highlights, notes, and bookmarks.
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  • Click on a book jacket to open it. To return to your search results click on the Search Tab.
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  • Navigate to each occurrence of your search term, flip through pages, go to specific page numbers.
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  • Use InfoTools to link to more information in the library or on the web. Activate InfoTools by selecting words of interest with your mouse, then use the InfoTools pull down menu.
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  • We have Ebrary fully set up with all of our customized features in the Infotools.  Define goes to a free Webster’s Dictionary and Oxford Reference Online. Explain goes to our version of Encyclopedia Britannica. Who/Biography goes to our Biography Resource Center.

 Summer library news

Keep an eye on the Bulletin and the UST Libraries Web site  over the summer for the staff recommended reading list and other library news.   FYI:  O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center will be getting new infocommons computers and carpeting over the next couple of months.