The UBC Okanagan provides technology support, resources, and assistive technologies for students, faculty, staff and visitors on the UBC Okanagan campus.

Whether you need access to public computers and software, assistive technologies or require technology support from our Peer Technology Assistants, we want to facilitate teaching and learning that meets users wherever they are.

Printing in the Library

If you are printing in the Library or Commons buildings, you can use Swipe to Print  and easily print your documents from anywhere in our buildings. Detailed instructions for how to use Swipe to Print at the Library.


Connecting to Wi-Fi

Wireless internet access in the Library is provided by UBC Okanagan’s IT, Media and Classroom Services.

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Connect Off-Campus

Connect to Library resources from off-campus.

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Borrow Technology

The Library has a collection of technology available for students, faculty, and staff to borrow.

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Assistive Learning Technology

There are a few ways to access assistive technology at the Library:

  • Assistive technology can be borrowed from the Library Service Desk, located centrally on the first floor of the Library.
  • Through the Inclusive Technology Lab (ITL) which facilitates learning and research through access and training with assistive technologies.

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Peer Technology Assistants

Peer Technology Assistants’ provide  technology support within the Library at the Service Desk on the main floor.

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Librarian with student in the inclusive technology lab

Inclusive Technology Lab

There is assistive technologies available to be used in the classrooms. Please visit our Inclusive Technology Lab for more information.

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Media on disc

Media in the Library

Our Automated Video & Sound Studio is in Room 123 (hosts 1 – 2 persons).This easy to operate, intimate video and sound recording studio is available to students, faculty, and staff.

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Students in the flex study space

Group Study Spaces 

Collaborative study space is offered in both the Library and Commons buildings. Click below to learn more about our spaces.

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Student using the Commons study pods

Quiet Study Spaces

There are a variety of quiet study spaces in both the Library and Commons building. Click below to learn more about our spaces.

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Peer technology assistant helping student

“As Peer Technology Assistants (PTA) we do our very best to assist students, faculty, and patrons from all over the world with computer lab technology questions. Whether a student is having difficulty printing in colour, or a faculty member is unable to add money to their account, PTAs work around the issue through guidance in the most efficient way possible while also educating them on the technology. Helping library patrons comes naturally through this job as PTAs get to educate students and themselves in order to minimize any potential issues. PTAs also get to hear the wonderful stories students and faculty members have to offer as the library programs presented every month are inspired by you.”

Kamal Narayana, Peer Technology Assistant