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Education Okanagan: STEP Students

Getting Started in the Library

Looking for Books?

Search the UBC Library Catalogue for books and e-books.

Document Delivery

Do you need to request a book from one UBC Campus to another?

Document delivery is free to UBC students, faculty, and staff.

Campus mail delivery between UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan  takes 3-4 business days.

A single chapter of a book will be scanned and emailed in 2-3 days.

Place a Doc Del order:

  • Click on ‘Order via UBC Document Delivery‘ in the blue ‘Actions’ box on the top right of the page

  • Follow the instructions on the subsequent page to complete the process

  • When prompted, enter your UBC/Library card barcode and PIN. If you do not know or have forgotten your PIN, reset your Library PIN online, or come to the service at the Okanagan Library to have your PIN reset.

Catalogue Tips

Keyword Searches

Put quotation marks around phrases - "student teachers"

Put and between search terms - physics and teaching and secondary

Curriculum Collection

Find lesson planning books, texts, and fiction.  Located on second floor of library.

Online Books

Click on orange Online Access button on long record.

When off campus, you will need to identify yourself by entering your CWL.