Thursday, October 23, 2014

Fixed database: National Film Board Campus

The technical problems with the National Film Board database have finally been resolved. UFV faculty, students, and staff can now sign into to view the subscription "Campus" titles using their UFV credentials.

This database provides access to hundreds of English and French language animated films and documentaries online in streaming video. The UFV Library has a license for classroom exhibition of these films, including both publicly accessible films and the Campus titles.

For more information, see the National Film Board database information page.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

BBLearn Now Available 2:37pm Sunday October 19

BBLearn needed to be updated and the process took longer than anticipated. However the service should now be up and running.


BBLearn Availability Sunday Oct 19th, 2014

The upgrade to BBLearn did not complete as expected and is still continuing. At the moment BBLearn is unavailable. We will notify you when the system is back up and running.


Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Films On Demand Update


A new home page design and new features now available:

  • New home page design: from the home page you can have quick access to the most popular titles, recently added titles, featured titles, featured producers.
  • Navigation improvements: browse subjects from the Collections drop down menu, create playlists, custom segments and interactive transcripts.  More detail on these features is here.
  • New video player: a new HTML5 version of the video player provides a quick preview feature that lets users "scrub" through the video and see images from different parts of the title.

Posted by Mary-Anne
Oct.7, 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

Library Hours for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just about here. Please note the library hours for the long weekend.

Chilliwack Library:
Saturday, October 11: 10-4
Sunday and Monday, October 12-13: CLOSED

Abbotsford Library:
Saturday, October 11: 10-6
Sunday, October 12: noon-6
Monday, October 13: CLOSED

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Library participates in UFV's Great War Day on October 3rd

UFV Library staff will be on hand to talk to the public about researching family military history, and to share stories of relatives who served in World War 1.  More information about the this event can be found on the Great War Day website.  Admission is free and all are welcome.

Canadian troops moving through the ruins of the-once beautiful city of Ypres. By the time this photograph was taken in April 1918, the war was nearing its end - evident by the devastation that is depicted

Posted by Mary-Anne
September 24, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Changes to Fines

In an attempt to improve the sharing of library resources, the library recently increased fines for overdue, reserve, and recalled items. To see the current fines schedule, follow the appropriate link from here.

Posted by Brenda