Library:Orientation to UBC Library Resources

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Contact your Subject Librarian

Charlotte Beck for Rehabilitation Sciences, Audiology and Speech Sciences, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy

For other subjects find your Subject Librarian

Getting to Know UBC Library services and resources

This is a selection of youtube videos from the UBC Library channel Teaching and Learning playlist.
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Orientation to UBC Library resources videos

Finding information quickly via Summon

Basic searching

Summon is UBC Library's one-stop search tool. This video "UBC Library's Summon Search: Basic" gives an overview of how to use keywords to search within the fulltext of our online journals, e-books and digitized newspapers, and much more. It also provides tips on how to save the results.

Advanced Searching

Advanced features in Summon" includes more information to improve and customize searching. For detailed explanation of Summon see

Finding books at UBC Library

Books & media: Basic search in the Library Catalogue is an introduction to the general search box, Summon, as well as finding items in the Library Catalogue.

Distance Students: Ordering items

First register for services at When ordering delivery of books and fulltext of print articles or chapters from UBC's collection via Get It, under pick up location choose Koerner Library. When ordering delivery of books and fulltext of print articles or chapters from other libraries via Interlibrary Loan, under Home Library select Distant student.

Advanced searching in the Library Catalogue for books

Advanced searching in the Library Catalogue" video includes many search tips for finding books on your topic.

Finding journals

Although entitled "Access popular science magazines and scholarly journals", this video's tips about the search process can be generalized to all disciplines.

For Rehabilitation Sciences see: