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- What can I find in CLICsearch?
CLICsearch provides simple, one-stop searching for books, articles, videos, recordings, and more. Included in your search are physical books and other materials (DVDs, scores, etc.) from the CLIC libraries’ collections plus millions of electronic books and journal articles from many of the scholarly publishers and database vendors (like ProQuest, Sage, and JSTOR) to which St. Thomas subscribes.
- What is the meaning of the different search scopes CLIC + Online, CLIC Catalog, Online Only, and Course Reserves?
- CLIC + Online: Searches the physical materials of all CLIC libraries (books, CDs, etc.) plus St. Thomas’s online resources
- CLIC Catalog: Searches all CLIC libraries’ physical materials (books, CDs, etc.), streaming audio and video, and some ebooks
- Course Reserves: Searches any type of material put on reserve by professors
- UST Digital Collections: Searches UST Research Online, a repository of scholarly and creative works created or sponsored by UST faculty, students, and staff, plus selected digitized content from the UST Libraries collections
- How do I perform a more targeted search using CLICsearch?
Post-search you can refine your results using the options on the left side of the results. Or use the options in the Advanced Search.
How do I [insert your task here] in CLICsearch?
1. How do I sign into my CLICsearch account and renew materials?
Why should I sign in?
Signing in allows you to:
- View Full-Text of licensed content
- Renew loans
- Place requests
- Access your library record
- Save searches for future retrieval
- Save records to your folder
- Display additional journal database records
2. How do I open the full text of an article?
If you click on the “Full Text available” link in a record, you will be taken to a CLICsearch record for the item. Click on the link under “View it online” which mentions the name of the database to go to the full text.
3. How do I request materials from other CLIC libraries?
Click on the “Check Holdings” link in a result, you will be taken to a CLICsearch record describing the item. Look for the “REQUEST OPTIONS” section on this page for the link to request the item from another library.
Celebrate the early spring by studying or relaxing to music of the UST Guitar Ensemble on the library’s second floor. Under the direction of Joan Griffith, student guitarists will perform jazz, Latin, and classical music in a relaxed and informal setting. Everyone is welcome.
Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Time: 3:45pm – 4:30pm
Location: O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library Great Hall
Finding Truth in a Fake News World: Looking Beyond the Headlines
Join a candid conversation about the fake news era. A panel of Communication & Journalism faculty members and librarians will talk about discerning truth from falsehood in the glut of “news” that chokes our smartphones. Guiding the conversation will be Greg Vandegrift, Mark Neuzil, Kate Zittlow Rogness, and Peter Gregg from COJO, and Talia Nadir and Chad Kluck from the St. Thomas Libraries. Dan Gjelten will moderate.
Bring your ideas and questions to this informal setting. Refreshments await; all are welcome!
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 11:45 am to 1:00 pm O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library, Great Hall, 2nd floor
Michael Klein, Justice and Peace Studies faculty member.
You are all invited to the library’s April 4 noonartsound presentation: Music as Metaphor for Leadership! Join us at noon in the O’Shaughnessy Room, where Mike Klein will demonstrate how the close collaboration evidenced by our own St. Thomas a capella singers provides a model for leadership. Enjoy the conversations, the music, and the insights. With the help of singers from the ever popular Cadenza and Summit Singers, it promises to be a note-worthy offering!
As Summit Singers president, Alex Noto explains, “leadership in a capella music requires a focused collaboration to make each song complete. Each member of our group takes the responsibility to perfect his own role and blend it with the others. If any part goes missing, the performance may not be successful.”
Invite your friends – all are welcome – cake and coffee will be provided.
The Summit Singers
The UST Libraries is pleased to announce the new subscription to Digitalia Films Library (video streaming database). The database with more than 900 titles, is a multilingual, multi-national collection of movies and documentaries from Spain, France, other European countries, North America (Classic) and Latin America (especially Mexico, Cuba, Argentina and Brazil). Among the subjects included in the documentaries are archeology, history, nature, arts, and more. The entire collection is available via any computer on campus or from your home computer.
Note: To activate the English subtitles please click under the CC icons
If you have questions about this streaming film collection or any other video or music streaming collection, please feel free to contact Cindy Badilla-Meléndez, Media/Music Resources Librarian at email@example.com
Join the Department of Special Collections and the Center for Irish Studies in celebrating 100th Anniversary of the founding of Celtic Collection. This celebration will be a part of our annual St. Patrick’s Day Open House to be held Tuesday, March 14th from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm in the Special Collections Department (LL09 O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library). In addition to a display of some of the treasures from the collection, a short program featuring Irish poetry will be held at 12:15 pm.
(image from The Fair Hills of Ireland by Stephen Gwynn, Maunsel Press, 1906)
The Celtic Collection can trace its origin to a September 1916 vote by the Minnesota chapter of the Ancient Order of Hibernians to provide funds to establish an Irish Library at the College of St. Thomas. From this initial gift of $600, the collection has grown to over 14,000 volumes containing significant materials related to Irish local history and antiquities, folklore, art, music, Irish language and literature and modern Irish poetry.
(image from The Irish Fairy Book by Alfred P. Graves, T.F. Unwin, 1909.)
For more information on the UST Libraries rare books and manuscripts collections see our website.
Dr. Robert J. Werner, Professor Emeritus
Dan Gjelten, Associate Vice Provost for University Libraries
All are invited to noonartsound on Wednesday, March 1, at noon in the O’Shaughnessy Room of the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library. This month’s talk features the Culture of the Dakota and Contemporary Native American Music.
Dr. Robert J. Werner, Professor Emeritus, will speak about one of Minnesota’s principal Native groups: the Dakota; their migrations, history, culture and music. Dan Gjelten, Associate Vice Provost for University Libraries, will introduce themes and sounds heard in the music of the Plains Native Americans and several well-known artists.
We look forward to this conversation and hope you will join us at noon on March 1.