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COVID-19: The Alma Jordan Library's Resources & Services (STA): Home

This guide offers up-to-date information on the resources and services as offered by The Alma Jordan Library (AJL) during the COVID-19 global health crisis.

About

The Alma Jordan Library's (AJL) physical location and on-site collections are currently not accessible due to the temporary closure of The University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine Campus (STA) as a result of the COVID-19 global health crisis.

Notwithstanding, the Library's staff is working remotely to support your education and research needs.

This page highlights the resources and services that are remotely offered by The AJL.

Off-campus Resources & Services

In light of the closure of the St. Augustine Campus, The AJL will waive fines for loaned items due during the period of the closure. This is retroactive from Saturday 14th March, 2020 until we re-open.

Should you have any concerns or questions, please do contact us via cas@sta.uwi.edu.

The AJL provides off-campus access to thousands of full-text electronic books, journals and more. 

If you are in need of assistance with locating materials, do:

As our on-site collections are currently not accessible, do also consider alternative, complementary resources (e.g. subscribed databases with enhanced content, free or open-access sources). The following research guides may be of interest:

If you are in need of assistance with locating materials, do:

For assistance from the West Indiana and Special Collections Division (WISC), do email: wimail@sta.uwi.edu

If you are in need of individual assistance with locating materials, do:

Consultations

For more detailed queries, students and faculty may request individual appointments with the Divisional Librarians. Appointments will be offered in a range of web-based tools inclusive of, but not limited to: Google Hangouts, Skype and Zoom. To request an appointment, do:

Instructional Sessions

For guidance on locating, using and evaluating general and subject-specific information resources, students and faculty may request group instructional sessions with the Divisional Librarians. Sessions will be offered in a range of web-based tools inclusive of, but not limited to: Blackboard Collaborate, Google Hangouts, Skype and Zoom. To request a session, do:

The Library scrutinises postgraduate theses to ensure that students comply with the requirements (format and arrangement) of The University's Thesis Guide (2015) and conform to the designated (by Faculty) Style Manual. These consultations will be offered by the Divisional Librarians using a range of web-based tools, but not limited to: e-mail, Google Hangouts, Skype and Zoom.

To request a thesis consultation, do:

Highlights

Waiver
Ask a Librarian
Ask A Librarian (Screenshot)
Databases
Databases (Screenshot)
E-books (Screenshot)
Research Guides
LibGuide -- Databases A-Z: Special Offers (Screenshot)