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1. Who is the librarian liaison for my department?

Natural Sciences and Career Education

Jonas Lamb 796-6440

Humanities and Social Sciences

Position vacant, please contact Jennifer or Jonas.

School of Education and School of Management

Jennifer Ward 796-6285

2. How do I get materials on reserve at the library?

Fill out a reserve request form (PDF) and give it to a Circulation Assistant at the Circulation Desk along with the item. A policy statement (PDF) gives details about faculty, staff, and user responsibilities for reserve materials.

If the Library's Catalog indicates that UAS has the item:

  • then bring the item to the Circulation Desk and fill out a reserve request form (PDF) to give to a Circulation Assistant along with the item.

If UAS does not own the item:

  • Check UAS databases (for articles) and netLibrary or ebrary (for books) to see if the item is available in full text. If so, ask a librarian how to link to these from your class site. or
  • Ask the author of an article or chapter to send you a reprint and put it on reserve. or
  • Submit a photocopied article or chapter - one copy permitted for each 15 students enrolled in your course. The "fair use" provision of the Copyright Act covers a single term's use; for subsequent terms, ask the publisher for permission, pay fees & keep good records. or
  • Scan an article and make it available within a secure, password-protected UAS Online site for students in your course, but only for a time period equivalent to a "class session" see the Copyright FAQ for details. or
  • Ask the Library to purchase a copy of the book, video, audiotape, as we do not put materials from other libraries (local or remote) on reserve.

4. If I cannot get into a database, how do I get a username and password?

Call the Reference Desk 796-6502 or toll-free 1-877-796-6502 and give the information requested in order to establish your affiliation with UAS. or

Use the Easy Login Maintenance Option (ELMO) to reset your UAS network username and password. Then try gaining access to the database again.  If you have further difficulties, please contact the Help Desk.

Database licenses restrict access to faculty, students, and staff who are currently affiliated with UAS as well as members of the public who use Egan Library’s computers.


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