The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

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Sidney Martin Library

Mon - Sat
9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

3:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Audio Visual Library

Monday - Friday
9.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m.


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Selected New Book Titles
View books that the Sidney Martin Library has recently acquired.

New Audio Visual Library Titles
View new materials that the Audio-visual Library has recently acquired.

Library Satisfaction Study
On behalf of the Library Units at the UWI Cave Hill Campus, the Campus Quality Assurance Office (CQAO) is conducting a study to assess user satisfaction with library services offered at the Audine Wilkinson (SALISES) Library, CLR James (Cricket Research Centre) Library, Elizabeth Watson (Audiovisuals) Unit, Law Library, Faculty of Medical Sciences Library and the Sidney Martin Library.

All users of the Library's services (students and staff) are invited to participate in the Library Satisfaction Survey. Participants are eligible to win one of three $75 University Bookshop Vouchers. The survey is available from March 23rd - April 10th 2015.

Click here to complete the survey: Library Satisfaction Survey

Please note that access to Elsevier's Science Direct will be unavailable for all campuses until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.


The Universal Rights Group (URG) is pleased to announce the launch of its new online HRC Resolutions Portal.  The Portal aims to support the international human rights system by making the work and output of the Human Rights Council more accessible and transparent, thereby strengthening universality and facilitating follow-up.
The Portal is a unique online tool allowing users to locate and review essential information about each and every council text.  It offers a comprehensive, intuitive and easily accessible database of every resolution, decision and presidential statement adopted by the Council since its creation in 2006.
Please click here for access.

The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection (Henry Stewart Talks) provides access to one hour lectures containing the latest research developments as well as the fundamentals from the world’s leading experts in their respective fields including Nobel Laureates and Lasker Award Winners. A scientist viewing one talk from this collection is equivalent to travelling to and attending a lecture by a world’s leading expert at a conference.  The collection contains well over 1,800 lectures and approximately 15 new talks are added each month These lectures are not only used as one would use a journal article, but also used to augment teaching and learning.
To access the collection please click here.

Florida's newest public university (Florida Polytechnic University) is so new it doesn't even have accreditation yet. Its mission is to educate students in the STEM fields.  Please click here for continuation of the article.

Please refrain from making submissions to Journals as requested without carrying out your own due diligence as some of them may be bogus.  Please see the attached articles on predatory publishers:

RMA eStatement Studies | 11/04/2012
RMA is the most respected source of objective, unbiased information on issues of importance to credit risk professionals. For over 92 years, RMA’s Annual Statement Studies® has been the industry standard for comparison financial data. Material contained in today’s Annual Statement Studies was first published in the March 1919 issue of the Federal Reserve Bulletin. For full details click  here.

The Campus Registrar's Office has published the following document:
UWI plagiarism Accountability Statement to be submitted by students. 

Students may access the document by clicking here.

Sidney Martin Library      
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