This guide was created by Celia Brinkerhoff for Kwantlen Polytechnic University Library.
On this guide, you'll find resources to help you with your research and assignments. You'll also find some useful strategies and tips for improving your search and evaluating the sources you find.
Feel free to contact me with any questions or if you need help finding information. Use the email link below my picture on the left.
Use the library's Summon search box (below and on the homepage) to quickly locate information in a variety of formats from across the entire collection. This is your best tool for finding quick access to a wide range of sources on your topic.
If you are off-campus, you will need to log in with your KPU ID to access any of the online resources.
Not sure how to search Summon? This short video below will show you how to search it more effectively.
For an introduction to doing library research, check out this KPU Library tutorial.
Self-paced videos and practice exercises will guide you through:
To start the tutorial, click on the cover image to the right. Once inside the book, use the table of Contents to jump around to whatever section you find most useful for your stage of research.
If you are new to KPU Library, here's a short video that takes you on a tour of some of our services and spaces.
For library hours, email contact, and more details, visit the Ask Us page.