Tag: library

Book: can I borrow a book?

As soon as you are registered as a user in the library system, you can borrow books with your student card, personnel card or visitor's card, unless: the book has been borrowed by someone else the book can only be consulted in the library How to know if I can ...    Read more

Book: how and where to find it?

Ghent University holds a very diverse collection of books, journals, theses, heritage material and much more, both in analogue and digital form. The catalogue gives you an overview of what can be found in which library. How do you use the catalogue to find books? Select your language on the ...    Read more

Book: how to renew the loan term

The standard loan term for students for Ghent University libraries is 4 weeks for students and 8 weeks for staff. The standard loan term may differ from faculty to faculty (see regulations). You can renew a loan yourself for a maximum of 3 times. You do this by ...    Read more

Chapter scan: searching and finding references and content tables of books

It is possible for researchers and students at UGent to request chapter scans of books via the catalogue (lib.ugent.be). Here are some tips & tricks to make this procedure run smoothly: Where do you find the table of contents of books online? It is always useful to consult ...    Read more

Google Books: what is it?

Google Books is a collection of fiction, non-fiction, and scientific works. Google formed the collection via contracts with publishers and by scanning the collections of libraries all across the world. You can find a part of the collection of Ghent University Library in Google Books. Only print works without copyright ...    Read more

Resources: helpful tools to find literature

These tools will help you find literature on the topic of your choice. lib.ugent.be You can find over 4.000.000 references for books, serials, images, theses, and databases in the library catalogue¬†of Ghent University. Many of these can be consulted online, from the comfort of your home.If you cannot ...    Read more

Resources: search and find information

Do you need to write a text or do you need to find information and you are looking for the right resources? Step-by-step plan Step 1: define your subject Narrow down your subject on the basis of literature on the subject. Explore the subject. You can read a paper of ...    Read more

Web of Science (WoS): introduction

Web of Science (WoS) is a portal of several scholarly databases. Ghent University has access to: Science Citation Index (SCI) Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) Arts & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI) Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S) Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH) Emerging Sources ...    Read more