Library Tutorials

Basic Library Tutorials

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Basic tutorials cover overviews of library topics and tools including: using the library website, Summon and accessing resources from home.

Advanced Library Tutorials

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Advanced tutorials cover the higher level functions and feature of library tools including: advanced features of Summon and using the Library catalogue.

Subject Specific

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Subject specific tutorials cover research process and tools designed for a specific subject area including: Education, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, etc.

Resource Type

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Resource type tutorials illustrate how to access and use specific library materials including: books, articles, primary sources, and audiovisual material.


Please note that this portal does not include subject guides and other lists of resources; for these materials, please visit UBC Library Research Guides or the Indexes & Databases site.


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