Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Victoria Day Closure

The UFV Library (both Abbotsford and Chilliwack) will be closed on Monday, May 20th, for Victoria Day. AskAway will also be closed. However, our online resources (e-books, databases, and libguides) will be available to access. Have a safe and enjoyable long weekend!

Posted by Brenda

Thursday, May 9, 2019

AskAway service launches a new platform.

The award-winning virtual reference service is moving to a new platform, effective May 13th.  Students and faculty will have access to the same expert help with their research questions on a platform with enhanced functionality.

Details about the migration can be found here. 
Access to Askaway can be found on our Ask a Librarian webpage

Questions about the Askaway service can be directed to Mary-Anne MacDougall.

May 9, 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

May -- July Library Hours

Posted by Brenda

Trying to use Ovid?

Ovid has announced that they are having unexpected issues with their platform. 

Currently the databases are still working for UFV but if you are having specific problems, it may be linked to this disruption of service.

We will keep you posted when service is restored.

Posted by Diane

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Ebook Central Downtime Saturday April 20, 2019

On Saturday morning, from about 9 am to 11 am, Ebook Central provided by Proquest will be undergoing maintenance. So if you are having issues accessing some of UFV library's ebooks that might be the cause of the problem. For more information and updates go to the Proquest Status Page.

Posted by Diane

Monday, April 15, 2019

Easter Weekend Hours

The Easter long weekend brings bunnies and chocolates and a change in the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus libraries' hours.

Friday, April 19
Saturday, April 20
Sunday, April 21
Monday, April 22

For complete library hours, please click here.

Posted by Brenda 

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Sage Premier is back online

Sorry for the service disruption to Sage Journals Online / Sage Premier. We have now solved the problem and all access has been restored.

Posted by Diane

Monday, March 25, 2019

Sage Premier has off campus access problems

There is a problem accessing our Sage Premier database and Sage journals from off campus. We are currently working on resolving the issue and hope to have it fixed as soon as possible.

Posted by Patti Wilson, March 25, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

Abbotsford Phones

Due to a technical glitch, the Abbotsford Library Circulation phone line is not working today. However, you may contact us at the Reference phone number (604) 504-7441 ext. 4221. We hope to have the Circulation phone line functioning again by Saturday morning. However, if there are still problems, please continue to use the Reference phone number.

Posted by Brenda

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Therapy Dogs Coming to Abbotsford -- March 13th!

therapy dog Kalvyn
The always popular Saint John Ambulance therapy dogs will be coming to the Abbotsford Library on March 13th, 1-3PM! We are anticipating the following dogs: Kalvyn (pictured), Lacey, Tezler, Trixie, Polly, and Mya. Please drop by and socialize with our canine friends and their handlers!