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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.

Latest Updates

Visit the following tabs under Resources & Services:

  • Borrowing | Lending
  • Returns | Fines
  • West Indiana | Special Collections

Resources & Services

Library Materials Request & Pick Up Service

The Alma Jordan Library will now be accepting requests for the loan of library materials from staff and students. All requests should be emailed to CAS@sta.uwi.edu with the following key information:

Requesting Patron Information:

  • First Name:
  • Last Name:
  • Telephone No.:
  • UWI Email Address:
  • UWI ID Number:
  • Faculty:
  • Status: Staff | Graduate Student | Undergraduate Student

Required Title Information:

The following information must be provided for each title:

Request 1:

  • Book/Journal Title:
  • Book Author(s)/Editor(s):
  • Call Number:
  • Publication Year:

Note: Copy and paste this information from UWIlinC.

For more information, contact us at: CAS@sta.uwi.edu | (868) 662-2002, exts. 82132, 84030

Returns

The Alma Jordan Library will be accepting the return of library materials at the Recreation Room of the Sir Arthur Lewis Hall of Residence (SAL), St. John's Road, St. Augustine, on the following days and times:

Tuesday – Thursday: 10.00 am – 2.00 pm . This service will begin on Wednesday 22nd July, 2020.

Masks, social distancing and UWI ID cards required.

Please deposit your books in the bins provided at the location. The books will be placed in mandatory 7-day quarantine after which they will be cleared from your name.

For more information, contact us at: CAS@sta.uwi.edu | (868) 662-2002, exts. 82132, 84030


Fines

In light of the closure of the St. Augustine Campus to physical access by students, 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.


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:

Persons with queries are encouraged to contact West Indiana and Special Collections (WISC) by telephone at (868) 662-2002, exts. 83361, 84244 or email at wimail@sta.uwi.edu.


Useful links:

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/Meet, 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/Meet, 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/Meet, Skype and Zoom.

To request a thesis consultation, do:

Highlights

The AJL -- Request & Pick Up
The AJL -- Returns -- SAL Hall - From 220720
Waiver
Ask A Librarian (Screenshot)
Databases
Databases (Screenshot)
E-books (Screenshot)
Research Guides
LibGuide -- Databases A-Z: Special Offers (Screenshot)