Just Starting School at Curry?
We urge you to you set up these accounts right away:
- Proxy account or UVa Anywhere
This account allows you to access library databases, read journal articles s and books full text from your home. Questions about setting up the account? Call ITC at 434-924-HELP.
- Wireless Account
This account allows provides you with internet access for your laptop on-Grounds. Questions about setting up the account? Call ITC at 434-924-HELP. Printing on-Grounds. You can print to public printers from your laptop or a public computer in a library, ITC lab, or the Curry Library and Innovation Commons. To print, from your laptop, you will need to get the printer drivers for the public printer. If for example, you want to print to the public printer in the Curry Library and Innovation Commons, you would select Education B&W 3812. Instructions for adding print drivers to your laptop.
Laptop Printing Account
This account allows you to print to any public printer on-Grounds (in the CLIC, libraries, labs, etc.). Questions? Call ITC at 434-924-HELP.
- RefWorks Account
This account allows you to format bibliographies and citations automatically in APA style and download citations from databases and put them into your personal RefWorks research folders. You also get access to full text journal articles and take notes in RefWorks. Contact the Librarians in Residence at 434-924-7040 for at tutorial.
- Eservices Account - You must use your eservices account to login to public computers on-Grounds and to access your home directory account (see #6 below) if you are off-Grounds and using the web-based home directory interface. All U.Va. faculty and students get this account automatically and are given a automatically generated password. NOTE: When or if you change your your UVa email password, this does not change your eservices password. If you want to change your Eservices password or if you have forgotten it, go to the Lost Passwords/Changing Passwords web site.
- Library Account - Use this online account to renew books and other library materials, view titles of the items you have checked out, and see a list of items you have on "hold" that are awaiting pickup at a library location. U.Va. students and faculty members automatically get a Library account. To login to your account, use your computing ID and the last 4-digits of your university ID number.
- Interlibrary Loan Account
If we don't have it, we can get it! Use the Library's Interlibrary Loan service to obtain journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and other materials not available at any of the U.Va. Libraries. It's fast and it's free for U.Va. affiliates. To register, first, click on the "First Time User" button on the right side of this page, then, fill out the form.
- HOME DIRECTORY SERVICE
Never lose your papers, dissertations or other important information. Use UVa's Home Directory to backup these files.
This account allows you to safely save and access all of your documents on a U.Va server from any location worldwide. We recommend you use it instead of saving your important documents to a memory stick, flash drive, thumb drive, etc as the information on the home directory is backed up every 2 hours and you can retrieve any documents that you accidently delete.
All U.Va. faculty and students get this account automatically. If you are on-Grounds and login to a public computer using NetBadge, you can select the Home Directory drive as opposed to the c: drive when you save a document . If you are using your own laptop, you can access the Home Directory by downloading the home directory software to your computer or by using the web version of home directory.
RENEW BOOKS: AVOID FINES
Students, unless you renewed the books you checked out during Spring semester, they are now overdue. To renew, go to VIRGO.
The Librarians in Residence
Need help locating journal articles? Need to do a literature review and want some assistance? Need help finding some statistics or a data set? Want to learn how to connect to databases and read journal articles and e-books from your home? Want to learn to use RefWorks software effectively and in less time?
Please, contact the CLIC librarians in residence 434-924-7040 or send us an email to set up an appointment. Kay Buchanan and Carole Lohman .
THE CLIC'S SUMMER HOURS
The Curry Library Innovation Commons (CLIC) is located on the 3rd floor of Ruffner Hall. It is the room that is straight ahead as you exit the elevator.
Summer Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
Need a quiet place to study? Try the CLIC's Quiet Study Room at the South end of the CLIC. Look for the red Quiet Study Area sign!
Need a place to meet with a group. The CLIC can host small and large groups. Please make reservations for groups of 10 or more.
Need to use a computer, copier or printer? The CLIC has Macs and PCs, a public printer and a photocopier.
In addition, there is a HOLD shelf in the CLIC where the librarians-in-residence put books students have requested through the Interlibrary Loan service. If you have recalled a book from a patron, the book is delivered to the CLIC, checked out to you, and put on the HOLD shelf. You will get an email from the library to let you know the book you recalled is available for you to pick up. The HOLD is to the left of the CLIC entrance. Just look for the signs or ask the CLIC staff.
REGISTER YOUR MOBILE DEVICES WITH UVA
If you have an iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Blackberry or other mobile device; please register the devices with UVA.
This will provide you with wireless access and help with locating the devices should they be lost or stolen.
SELL & BUY USED TEXTBOOKS
Now, students can re-sell used textbooks on the Curry Book Mart !
To use this service, go to the website where you will find a Google spreadsheet. Simply add your book information, your asking price, and your U.Va. ID so that you can be contacted. There are links at the bottom of the page for "Wanted Books" and HELP. Questions: email Peter Malcolm at firstname.lastname@example.org.
National History Education Clearinghouse
recently completed a major redesign of the website. According to the NHEC, "The NHEC is the single destination for K-12 American history content, teaching methods, and current research, funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The resource is free and we hope you consider informing your colleagues and students about it -- even perhaps linking to it from any resource pages that you may have. We also produce an annual Report on the State of History Education which researchers at your institution may find valuable. You can view our first report here."
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