The Mearns Centre for Learning - McPherson Library is located at the heart of campus. The Libraries is now fully open and offers online and in person help for your research and course work. Keep an eye on the "updates" link and the "changes" link on the top banner of the Libraries home page for any changes to library services as the COVID-19 situation evolves and for new 2022 library services.
Here are some quick links to help you get started:
Take time to fully explore the UVic Libraries website to discover the Libraries' online resources for your course work and research. Also, "like/follow" the Libraries Social Media posts: Instagram I Facebook I Twitter I YouTube | LibraryNews
For students new to the Libraries, checkout these "Get Started@UVic LIbraries" guides:
This guide is designed to help get you started with your library research. Click on any of the side menu tabs above to find books, articles, and more.
A Helpful New Book in the UVic Libraries:
Making Sense in the Life Sciences: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing
by Margot Northey and Patrick von Aderkas Call Number: QH304 N67
Designed for students in the life sciences, this book outlines general principles of style, grammar, and usage, while covering such topics as writing essays and lab reports, conducting research, evaluating Internet sources, using electronic journal databases, documenting sources, and preparing résumés and application letters.
View the UVic Libraries 360 video tour created for Fall 2020 when the Libraries was closed. This video features some of the key academic supports available to you. We do encourage you to explore the Library in person as part of your orientation to UVic.
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