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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 Specific Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers


Finding Sources from Citations


Finding Videos

E-books

Yukon College Library provides access to over 4,500 e-books. Topics include Environmental Sciences, College & Career Success, Business, Education, Indigenous Governance, and Literature.

New E-book Titles

Important: before downloading Ebsco e-books, make sure your device meets all the requirements described in the "How to Download Ebsco E-books" section of this page.

 

How to Search for E-Books

There are two ways to search our collection of e-books: from the Discovery Search or from the databases (Ebsco Ebook Collection or GVRL)

 

From WorldCat Discovery

  1. Type in your keywords on the Discovery Search page.
  2. Use the "Format" filter on the left side of the screen to refine results to "Ebook"

From the Databases

  1. Open Ebsco Ebook Collection or Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL). These databases have different e-book titles, so it is recommended to check both.
  2. Search for the topic of your interest.

How to Download Ebsco E-books

 

When downloading ebooks from Ebsco Ebooks Collection, you will need this:

If using a computer

a) Adobe Digital Editions account: Download Adobe Digital Editions and create a free account at http://www.adobe.com/products/digital-editions.html

b) My Ebscohost account: on the Ebsco Ebooks Collection database, click "Sign In" at the top toolbar to login to your Ebscohost account. Links to create or reset your ebscohost account are also available on this page.

If using a tablet or smartphone

a) BlueFire Reader App. The app is available from the App Store or Google Play store. IMPORTANT: make sure BlueFire Reader is authorized to use your Adobe Digital Editions credentials. After the first install, BlueFire Reader will prompt you to enter or create your Adobe Digital Editions login and password. Complete this operation to authorize the app.

b) My Ebscohost account: Ebsco Ebook App will prompt you to a "Sign In" page prior to downloading an e-book. Enter your Ebscohost account on this page. If needed, you can also reset your account or create a new one from the same page.

To download an e-book on any device:

1. After clicking on "Download Offline", enter your Ebscohost account credentials. You can create or reset your account from the same screen if needed.

2. Click "Checkout & Download"

3. Open the file. If using a computer, Adobe Digital Editions will be prompted on your screen. If using a mobile device, the e-book will open on BlueFire Reader app.

Note: E-books will remain available on your computer or device between 7 and 14 days (depending on the item). You can download the same item again if needed.

Check also the Ebscohost support centre for E-books and Audiobooks: http://support.ebsco.com/ebooks/

Other E-books

National Academies Press

NAP one of the only online bookstores that provides anyone in the connected world with free page-by-page access to all of the publisher's books.

Open Library

Open Library project is managed by the organization Internet Archive and it provides access to millions of free e-books through partnerships with libraries all over the world.  Check this handout for more information on how to use this service.

UC Press E-books Collection

UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004, includes almost 2,000 books from academic presses on a range of topics, including art, science, history, music, religion, and fiction.

Check also this handout to see other free e-book sources.

Mobile 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

Journal Finder

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

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

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.