Help getting started
Library employees at our virtual service desk are prepared to answer your general research questions or refer you to an appropriate resource by the end of the next workday or sooner.
Help with your research
Subject Librarians are specialists who can address your in-depth research questions. The form below will go directly to your Subject Librarian.
Prefer an appointment? Subject Librarians are available to support you remotely.
Library loans and collections
The Library lends books, journals, magazines, course reserves, and DVDs for free to everyone with a UBCcard. While the majority of our collection is available online, access to print collections from the UBC Library is available through our contactless pickup service.
The Student Learning Hub is your go-to resource for free learning support—fully online to meet your remote learning needs! The Hub welcomes undergraduate students from all disciplines and years to access a range of supports that include tutoring in math, sciences, and writing, as well as dedicated learning support.
Scholarly communications support
Faculty and Graduate Students
The Centre for Scholarly Communication provides workshops and one-on-one consultations about all aspects of scholarly communication. From idea to impact, the Centre for Scholarly Communication is here to support you.
Space and Service Updates at UBC Okanagan Library
UBC Okanagan Library spaces are closed due to Covid-19 restrictions. Informal learning spaces and bookable study rooms are available in The Commons and other buildings on campus. All Library services have shifted to online. View a list of our space closures and service updates.
2021 Online Writers’ Retreat: June 7-9
Kick-start your summer research project at the Online Writers’ Retreat! This 3-day event is designed to help graduate students and postdoctoral fellows get their writing projects off to a productive and healthy start. Staff will facilitate live discussion, moderate writing sessions, and provide support for a wide range of scholarly writing projects. Registration is open until May 31.
Taking summer courses? The Student Learning Hub has you covered! Math & science tutors, writing consultants, learning strategists, and tech assistants in the Student Learning Hub are supporting you over the summer terms. Struggling with a math or science concept? Need some feedback on your writing assignment? Feeling confused about Collaborate Ultra or Proctorio? The peers and pros in the Student Learning Hub are here to support you online.
Student Learning Hub