At the Ref Desk (1/16/19): Today's funny: Got an IM from a student asking who to contact for an overdue book. I texted him the phone number for Access Services. Student replied back that he'd call once his class was over. Um, right. [more...]
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Eric F. Van de Velde

Pub Date: 
Thursday, April 1, 2004

Link Resolver 101

A student searching through PubMed finds a citation to an article she wants to read. But how to locate a copy? Researchers today are faced with questions that range from whether the journal is available online to whether their library has a subscription (either print or online), from wondering if the journal may be in an aggregated collection to whether (and how) a copy can be obtained through interlibrary loan.