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RMOT 191 & 192: Getting Started

VIU Library's Research Guide for Resource Management Officer Technology (RMOT) 191 & 192 courses

Using VIU LibrarySearch

You can get started with searching below using LibrarySearch, the main search tool at VIU Library, which searches the majority of library collections. You can then narrow by filter types, such as format, year of publication, discipline area, etc.

LibrarySearch: Find articles, books and more

Tips to Search More Effectively

For a quick refresher on how to use search techniques in LibrarySearch and other databases, watch our "Four Ways to Search More Effectively" video:

Search Examples


Here are some examples of searches to find general reference resources in the VIU Library:

(Use quotations to search a phrase with two or more words) :

  • "life science" encyclopedia (e.g. life science and encyclopedia)
  • "life science" dictionaries
  • animal encyclopedia
  • mammal encyclopedia
  • bird encyclopedia
  • fish encyclopedia
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