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Philosophy Friday, March 31 (25.03.17)
“Science and policymaking: a happy marriage?”
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Energy-boost for master students (13.02.17)
Are you submitting your master thesis days or another assignment? We are ready to boost your writing process.
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Claim for compensation (16.01.17)
The NMBU University Library will, from January 1st 2017, send a claim for compensation if a document is not returned.
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EndNote X8 for NMBU (12.01.17)
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Journal cancellations 2017 (09.01.17)
Due to rising subscription costs, the University Library has to reduce the amount of journal subscriptions in 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and we will try to compensate by using Interlibrary Loan services.
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EndNote courses - Spring 2017 (13.12.16)
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Gløggparty, December 12 (05.12.16)
Are you submitting your master thesis these days or another assignment? The NMBU Library, the Writing Center and the Student information Centre (SiT) are ready to help you in the final phase of the work.
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NorDoc 2016, October 17-18 (30.11.16)
Programs and presentations

Philosophy Friday, November 25 (18.11.16)
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Open Access seminar October 26 (18.10.16)
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The Noragric Libray is moving (20.06.16)
The Noragric Libray is moving to the Main Library, May 30.
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EndNote courses spring term 2016 (07.01.16)
We offer courses in EndNote, which is a specialized database program and a time-saving solution for storing and managing bibliographic references.
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Limited services 13.11.–4.12. (02.11.15)
The University Library will switch to a new library system December 4.
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Scopus - trial access (30.10.15)
For the coming weeks the University Library will provide access to Scopus, end date December 14.
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Oria cources (30.10.15)
Oria is a search engine that allows you to search the library’s resources, books, articles, journals and electronic resources etc.
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Bibsys Ask is replaced by Oria (27.10.15)
The University Library has a new search service called Oria. November 11th Bibsys Ask will no longer be in use.
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EndNote courses autumn term 2015 (19.08.15)
We offer courses in EndNote, which is a specialized database program and a time-saving solution for storing and managing bibliographic references.
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Taylor & Francis – 1600 online journals (31.07.15)
The University Library is pleased to announce access to online journals published by Taylor & Francis.
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Library courses spring term 2015 (09.01.15)
We offer courses in EndNote, which is a specialized database program and a time-saving solution for storing and managing bibliographic references.
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Springer eBooks (03.11.14)
Via Springer eBook collections staff and students at NMBU get full text access to the world's most comprehensive digitized scientific, technical and medical (STM) book collection.
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Problems accessing e-resources (20.03.14)
NMBU has got a number of new IP-addresses (Internet addresses). If you have problems accessing some of our electronic services (e-journals, e-books, databases etc.), you probably have a computer with a new IP-address.
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NVH+UMB=NMBU - merge in BIBSYS during the weekend (31.01.14)
During the weekend the two libraries at campus Adamstuen and Ås will merge in BIBSYS. The library database should work as usual, books and journals will appear as NMBU.

EndNote X7 - now available (23.01.14)
Tools that enables you to store and manage all your references to books, articles, websites etc.
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Library courses spring term 2014 (17.01.14)
We offer courses in EndNote, which is a specialized database program and a time-saving solution for storing and managing bibliographic references.
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EndNote X6 - now available (04.01.13)
Tools that enables you to store and manage all your references to books, articles, websites etc.
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Springer eBooks (13.03.12)
The University Library is pleased to announce access to Springer eBooks.
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SAGE Premier - 600 SAGE journals in full text (17.02.12)
The University Library is pleased to announce access to SAGE journals in full text. Staff and students have access to SAGE Premier via the UMB network.
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Library PressDisplay - Read newspapers worldwide (13.02.12)
The service provides instant online access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-page format. The collection includes more than 1700 newspapers from 90 countries.
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EndNote X5 - now available (05.01.12)
Tools that enables you to store and manage all your references to books, articles, websites etc.
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Library courses spring term 2012 (04.01.12)
Looking for literature? Sign in to one of our courses in information searching. We also offer courses in EndNote, which is a specialized database program and a time-saving solution for storing and managing bibliographic references.
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TV and radio - Recording for use in education (12.07.11)
UMB has made an agreement with Norwaco (UH agreement).
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idunn.no – Norwegian journals online (07.03.11)
The University Library is pleased to announce access to Norwegian and Nordic journals in full text. Staff and students have access to idunn.no via the UMB network.
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SciFinder Web - new version available (25.02.11)
From 18 March 2011, CAS will no longer provide UMB with access to the client version of SciFinder (Chemical Abstracts). Faculty and students need to access the web version of SciFinder. In order to use the web version, you need to create your own username and password.
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Bentham Science - Online Journals (26.11.10)
The University Library is pleased to announce free trial access to journals by Bentham Science.
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EndNote X4 - now available (26.10.10)
Tools that enables you to store and manage all your references to books, articles, websites etc.
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Springer eBooks (01.09.10)
Trial extended until November 30th.
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Brage - electronic submission of Master’s theses at UMB (30.04.10)
From 3 May, all UMB students must submit the electronic version of their Master's theses in Brage.
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Springer eBooks (15.04.10)

The University Library is pleased to announce free trial access to more than 18.600 electronic books published by Springer.
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Try e-books via MyiLibrary (28.01.10)
Staff and students will during the test period get access to more than 175.000 e-books from well-known publishers. Trial period until the 25th of February 2010
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EndNote X3 - now available (07.01.10)
Tools that enables you to store and manage all your references to books, articles, websites etc.
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The Green Dictionary - updated (11.11.09)
The online dictionary contains "green" terms from food and environmental science, agriculture, forestry, botany and zoology. About 1,700 new English, German and Norwegian entries were recently added to the dictionary.
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500 Sage journals (14.10.09)
Faculty, researchers, and students can register for free online access until 31.10.09.
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EndNote X2 and RefMan 12 - now available (06.02.09)
Tools that enables you to store and manage all your references to books, articles, websites etc.
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Newspapers from around the world – test period (19.01.09)
Online access to newspapers from all over the world. The University Library is testing the newspaper database PressDisplay.
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AGRIS, BA and CAB - SilverPlatter upgrade to OvidSP (02.10.08)
The SilverPlatter databases AGRIS, Biological Abstracts and CAB are now available through a new interface called OvidSP.
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500 Sage journals (01.10.08)
Faculty, researchers, and students can register for free online access until 31.10.08.
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Logon to BIBSYS using FEIDE access control (04.07.08)
UMB is now FEIDE approved. Use your UMB-login to access BIBSYS Ask via FEIDE.
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The Health Library - access to more resources (16.06.08)
On the initiative of Health UMB, the University Library has come to an agreement with the Norwegian Health Library.
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EndNote X1 - compatible with Vista and Word 2007 (18.02.08)
EndNote X1 for Windows and Mac, now available. The tool enables you to store and manage all your references to books, articles, websites etc.
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Ordnett - access to more dictionaries (05.02.08)
From 2008 the UMB Ordnett subscription is extended to include access to French, German, Spanish and Oxford dictionaries.
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Aluka - scholarly resources from and about Africa (27.11.07)
To introduce Aluka to the broader scholarly community, institutions participating in JSTOR are being offered a free preview period set to end on 30 June 2008.
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SciFinder 2007 (Chemical Abstracts) - new version available (31.07.07)
In order to use SciFinder Scholar, you must download and install its client software onto your computer.
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Dissertations & Theses - new database (21.05.07)
The Dissertations & Theses database (formerly Dissertation Abstracts) is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses.
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Ordnett and Store Norske - access problems are solved (09.05.07)

EndNote course (02.05.07)
Last EndNote course this spring Wednesday 9th of May.
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About BIBSYS Ask - Self-service (29.03.07)
BIBSYS' previous search programme BibSøk Nett is no longer available, and has been replaced by BIBSYS Ask.
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Information searching - Course (19.02.07)
Time: Wednesday 14.03.07: 9:15 am - 11:00 am.
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EndNote Course (19.02.07)
Time: Friday 09.03.07: 9:15 am - 11:00 am.
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EOLSS (UNESCO) - access by username/password (23.01.07)
All students and staff at UMB may access the encyclopedia which will be used in the course Environmental monitoring (NATF210). The Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) is an integrated compendium of sixteen encyclopedias produced by UNESCO.
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EndNote X for Windows and Mac - now available (16.01.07)
EndNote enables you to store and manage all your references to books, articles, websites etc.
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JSTORs Business Collection II - full text journals (05.01.07)
Full text access to journals from JSTOR Business Collection II. All students and staff at UMB have access to these journals.
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Renew loans by yourself in BIBSYS Ask - My page (03.01.07)
From My page you may renew loans, display current orders and reservations.
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Wiley - 300 full text journals (18.05.06)
Full text access to 300 journals from Wiley. All students and staff at UMB have access to these journals.
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Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) (24.01.06)
Full text access to 153 country reports/profiles with archives back to 1996 - covering economic, political and social issues for individual countries. All students and staff at UMB have access to these publications.
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FAO has launched a new service: AskFAO (Lisbeth Eriksen, 15.01.06)
This new service gives direct access to FAO’s knowledge through online dialogue with experts in FAO.
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Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) (02.12.05)
The University Library is pleased to announce that it has recently subscribed to EOLSS. All students and staff may now access the encyclopedia which will be used in the course Environmental monitoring (NATF210). The EOLSS is an integrated compendium of sixteen encyclopedias produced by UNESCO.
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Ordnett - several electronic dictionaries available (29.10.05)
UMB subscribes to a large selection of electronic dictionaries published by Kunnskapsforlaget. Ordnett gives unlimited access for staff and students.
Includes English-Norwegian (Engelsk-norsk and Stor engelsk-norsk) and Norwegian-English (Norsk-engelsk and Stor norsk-engelsk).
Searching the dictionaries

SciFinder (Chemical Abstracts) (09.08.05)
SciFinder Scholar retrieves information contained in databases produced by Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) as well at the MEDLINE database for the National Library of Medicine. All records are in English.
In order to use SciFinder Scholar, you must download and install its client software onto your computer.
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Problems with accessing BibsysX from ISI, CAB, etc. (08.08.05)
The most likely reason is that you have installed software to block pop-ups (e.g. Google Toolbar).
Solution: Remove or re-configure your pop-up blocking software.

VPN - off campus access to electronic resources (29.07.05)
The license agreements for most of the Library's electronic resources allow remote (off campus) access to staff and students at UMB.
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Google Scholar (10.07.05)
Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. You should not rely on Google Scholar for up to date information. Remember, Google Scholar is just BETA. ISI Web of Science is NOT beta, and full of the important checks and balances that make it so special.
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Where are the BIBSYS publications located? (07.07.05)
Please notice that our collections are now registered as UBMB in the BIBSYS database. Having found a publication in BIBSYS, codes will tell you where the document is located.
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The Library - change of name (14.01.05)
As a consequence of that the Agricultural University of Norway has become the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), the Library is changing name to the Norwegian University Library of Life Sciences (UBMB).
Please notice that our collections are now registered as UBMB in the BIBSYS database (former NLH).

Reference Management Tools (15.04.03)
The Library has signed a site licence agreement for RefWorks, Reference Manager and EndNote. The programs are now free to use for staff and students.
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Published 22. December 2008 - 16:00 - Updated 6. April 2017 - 15:23

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