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Continuing Education: Library Resources

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To find books and ebooks in the MRU collection, use the search box to the right (This box also appears on the Library's homepage):

  • add the title or keywords and search
  • then, on the left-hand side of the screen, Refine Your Search by selecting Library Catalog and Book / eBook

 

To find only ebooks, Refine Your Search by selecting Full Text Online (see the above example). 

Ebooks can be added to your Blackboard site.  Here is an example from our most common ebook provider.

You can link to a specific part of the book, too. 

If you have any questions, or if you are trying to link to a book from a different provider, please phone us at 403.440.6088.

 

Interlibrary Loan

What if the item you want is not available through the MRU Library? 

Through our Interlibrary Loan Service, MRU Library can borrow material from other libraries on your behalf. 

You can find DVDs and streaming videos much the same way as books:

  • add the title or keywords and search
  • then, on the left-hand side of the screen, Refine Your Search by selecting Video Recording and/or Streaming Video. "Video Recording" will find videos and DVDs we have on the shelves in the Library.

Films On Demand is one of the streaming services to which we subscribe. It works best in Chrome. After setting up your own Films on Demand user account, you will be able to:

Other video streaming resources through the MRU library include:

Finding an article on a topic is very similar to finding a book. 

To find journal articles, use the search box to the right (This box also appears on the Library's homepage):

  • add the title or keywords and search
  • then, on the left-hand side of the screen, Refine Your Search by selecting Scholarly & Peer-Review and Journal Article

 

 

To discover if MRU subscribes to a specific journal, use find a journal.

 

You can also create persistent links in Blackboard

There are a number of subject guides available that provide more detailed lists of library resources by subject. Some that you may find most useful:

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Librarian

Francine May

Contact:
fmay@mtroyal.ca
403.440.6128

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