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Indigenous Community Development and Governance (ICDG)

A research guide for the ICDG program

Using this guide

This guide is designed to help get you started with your research.  It contains information on resources to support the ICDG program.  Click on any of the tabs on the left to navigate this guide.  You can work through each step or jump to a particular topic where you need help most.  The choice is yours!

Orientation to UVic Libraries for distance education students

View our animated tutorial which will provide you with an overview of library services for distance education students. (Approx. 8 mins.)  The pace of the tutorial can be controlled using navigation buttons located along the bottom of the presentation.  Transcripts for each slide are available under the 'Notes' tab.

Click on image to launch the orientation tutorial

About the Libraries' Distance Learning and Research unit

Distance students have access to the same library collections and resources that our on-campus students use.  The only difference is that our unit provides you with a dedicated line of support to assist you with your research needs. 

Some of the ways we support you include:

  • We can provide you with an orientation to the library collection
  • We can provide you with research assistance (e.g. choosing databases to search, finding resources)
  • We can send you materials from our collection or can borrow materials from other libraries on your behalf
  • We can set you up with reciprocal borrowing privileges with other Canadian universities near where you live
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