The Library at VIU is an important place for ESL and international students, for many reasons:
We recommend that you get a Library PIN (personal identification number). With a Library PIN, you can do the following things:
Important: Your Library account is not the same as your student ID number or the password you use to log in to computers on campus.
Activate your Library account and get your PIN in person at the Library, or online:
Use LibrarySearch (above) to find information in lots of different formats: books, e-books, articles, videos, and more, You will also find the LibrarySearch box on the Library's home page.
Use quotation marks for phrases:
Use the * symbol to find variations of words:
If you are new to VIU, you should also know about...
More information on these can be found at our Getting Started page.