Library:Help for Undergraduate Students
Download the Undergraduate Student Guide (2017 PDF).
- Your UBCcard is your library card.
- See all the UBC Library Hours & Locations.
- Check out the UBC Library guide for Distance Education Students.
- Connect to Library Resources, including including ejournals, Indexes & Databases and other resources, from anywhere in the world.
- Find your Course Reserves.
- Read a book's call number and find it on the shelves.
- Library Instruction: If you’re enrolled in APSC 150, APSC 176, BIOL 140, CAP, CHEM 121, ENGL 112, FRST 100, LFS 100, SCIE 101, SCIE 113, WRDS 150, or a host of other courses, library instruction is integrated into your course. Other workshops and events are also available.
- Our subject-specific Research Guides help with your research.
- Visit the Learning Commons for tutoring, writing support, academic coaching, technology help and more.
- Visit your Library branch for research help.
- Our online Assignment Calculator helps you manage that super-complicated assignment by breaking it down into a series of doable steps. Just enter your start and due date, and your plan appears.
- Need help with writing? Book an appointment at the Centre for Writing & Scholarly Communication to talk about your writing with a trained peer.
- Still can't find what you're looking for? Ask us - in person, on the phone, via email or online chat.
Where are. . .?
- the printers, photocopiers, & scanners
- the public computers & software
- the technology equipment (laptops, chargers, cameras, etc.) to borrow
- the group & silent study spaces
- more library facilities
Course reserves are learning materials made available by your course instructor. They may include electronic articles, books and DVDs and even websites.
- Many course reserves are electronic but some materials are only available at the Library.
- Non-electronic items are made available for a shortened loan period to ensure access for all students.
To access your course reserves: Access Course Reserves.
- Copyright - Copyrighted materials are everywhere: you produce them and you use them every day. Be responsible in your research and studies: know what you can and can’t do under copyright law. Infringing copyright is a serious matter. Find information about copyright, UBC’s requirements and more at Copyright at UBC.
Student jobs at the library in Vancouver are listed on the UBC Student Services website.
Student jobs at the library at UBC Okanagan Library are listed at Student Jobs.