Help & Guides

Apps for class assignments

Students enrolled in programs such as Social Work and Multimedia may be required to do assignments that involve audio and video recordings. The library can provide some equipment for these purposes (upon instructor's authorization), but students are encouraged to explore applications available from their own devices. Check the following handout to know more.

Apps for class assignments handout

Catalogue Help
Cite Your Sources

Cite Sources in APA

For more information, check American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Jossey-Bass.

Call number: Reserve BF76.7.P83 2010                                     


Cite Sources in CSE

Journal abbreviations for CSE Style:

  • For more information, try also: Council of Science Editors & Style Manual Committee. (2014). Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers. Reston, VA: Council of Science Editors in cooperation with the Rockefeller University Press.

    Call number: T11 .S386 2014 (Reference Collection)

Computer Lab

Computer labs are available for student use, please see schedule below for details.

Location

Monday -
Thursday

Fridays

Weekends &
statutory holidays

Lab A2301 8:00am - 9:00pm 8:00am - 5:00pm closed
Lab A2408 6:00am - midnight 6:00am - midnight 6:00am – midnight
Lab A2702 6:00am - midnight 6:00am - midnight

6:00am – midnight

Lab closures:

  • Classes take place in all of the labs except the library lab. Schedules are posted inside each lab.
  • The library lab is not available for booking, so it is always available when the library is open. Labs A2301 and C2200 are closed on statutory holidays.
  • Notices will be posted when other closures are anticipated.

Prior to using the computer labs at Yukon College, all students are encouraged to read the Computer Lab Usage Policy.

Click here for more information

Database Help

How to access article databases


Finding Articles

Help with Academic Search Complete, CINAHL, PsychINFO, PsychArticles and other Ebscohost databases

Help with Evidence Based Medicine Reviews and LWW databases

Help with Canadian Newsstream, CBCA Education, CBCA Reference & Current Events, National Criminal Justice Reference Service

General guidelines for databases


Finding E-books


Finding Full Text Articles


Finding Specific Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers


Finding Sources from Citations


Finding Videos

Distance Patrons

Setting up a Library Account

  • Fill the Distance Patrons Library Account Request to request a library account. Fill *all* the required information.
  • The Library will send an email to the applicant confirming the account creation and other details.
  • Library accounts will be valid until the end of the student's term. If you start a new term, you must renew your library account by filling another form.

Borrowing Materials from YC Library Collection (available only to students attending course from the communities)

  • Search for a book or topic using our Online Catalogue.
  • Fill the Interlibrary Loan Request form to request the book.
  • Items will be sent to the community campus indicated in the ILL request form and can be returned to the Whitehorse Campus by College mail system or in person.
  • Items from our collection can be loaned for 4 weeks, with the possibility of two renewals.

Using the Library Databases

  • If on campus, go to the Articles Page and click "Search All Databases" or "Databases by Subject"*. 
  • Click on the database link to start searching.
  • If off campus, go to the Articles Page and click on "Find Articles: Databases from Home".
  • Enter your library barcode number and password.
  • Click on the database link of your interest to start searching. If unsure about what database is good for your topic, refer to the subject guides page for help.
  • For further help with database search, check the Database Help and Research Techniques tabs on this page,  or contact us.

* If you have problems connecting to the database, try the Remote Patron Resources page and follow the same rules for off campus use.

Publication Finder

Use Publication Finder to discover full text journals, magazines, and newspapers.

If the publication you are looking for is not available on Publication Finder, use the Interlibrary Loan request form to a ask for a copy of the item.

Workshop on the Information Search Process for Research

For further information about WISPR, see the introductory page on the library's website.

Writing Assignments

For more information, check American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Jossey-Bass.

Call number: Reserve BF76.7.P83 2010                         


Lorene Robertson Writing Centre

If you need help with writing, the Lorene Robertson Writing Centre is staffed by helpful writing coaches from across the college and offers one-on-one appointments with students.

Writing Centre

Academic Support Centre

The Academic Support Centre exists to support all students at Yukon College. The Centre offers a supportive and welcoming space for students to study and receive help with writing, math, computers, and other academic skills.

Academic Support Centre services include:

  • Walk-in help with writing, math, computers, and other academic skills in room A2309.
  • Lorene Robertson Writing Centre appointments
  • Learning strategies support and workshops
  • Study spaces: Quiet Study room A2305 and Tutorial room A2316

Yukon College Math 050 Preparation Module: Be ready for Math 050! In preparation for your College Access Pathways Math 050: Intermediate Algebra class, we now offer a 3.5-week independent study free Moodle module to help you prepare. In this module you will find a recommended schedule for completion in 18 days, video links for each concept, and an online textbook that can be downloaded to your personal files. In addition, please feel welcome to use Math support times at the Academic Support Centre for help.

Subject specific assistance is available throughout the year, but please note that services are more readily available during the fall and winter terms. During the fall and winter terms, the Centre hours include daytime and some late days.

View the Academic Support Centre online schedule

Check the whiteboard in A2309 for the latest schedule updates.


Are you preparing for the Yukon College Entrance Assessments?

Pick up a paper copy of practice materials from the Academic Support Centre or access them below.

English Assessment practice:

Math Assessment practice: [hyperlink files]

See the Testing Centre's webpage for more information about Yukon College Assessments
 


Lorene Robertson Writing Centre

The Lorene Robertson Writing Centre is staffed by helpful writing coaches from across the College and offers one-on-one appointments to students in need of writing support.

The Lorene Robertson Writing Centre can help you:

  • Get started on an assignment and focus your ideas
  • Outline and plan your assignment
  • Write clearly, logically and effectively
  • Address specific needs and writing problems
  • Revise the first and final drafts of your project
  • Gain confidence in your writing

For in-person appointments, the Centre coaching office is located in the Academic Support Centre in room A2302 (in April, coaching appointments will be held in the tutorial room A2316). You can also participate in a coaching appointments over the phone or online. Lorene Robertson Writing Centre appointments will resume in September 2017. Please see the Academic Support Centre schedule for English and writing support times.

Book an appointment 

Please note: Appointments times are completely booked if no times appear on the calendar below.

If there are no available appointments:

  • Check the Academic Support Centre (A2309) for general, walk-in writing support times. 
  • Email writingcentre@yukoncollege.yk.ca so that we can consider other times that may be needed for student support. (Please note that this does not guarantee a new appointment but does provide us with valuable feedback!)

If you need to cancel an appointment, please email the Lorene Robertson Writing Centre at writingcentre@yukoncollege.yk.ca or phone 867.668.8850 OR toll free 1.800.661.0504.


Study Space

Tutorial room (A2316)

This tutorial room is available for use by:

  • Instructors for reviewing sessions, recording lessons, or invigilating exams
  • Students for group study space and projects

Book this space

Please phone 867.668.8850 OR toll free 1.800.661.0504 if you have any questions about booking this tutorial room.