Encourage your students to visit the Service Desk in the Riddell Library and Learning Centre:
Encourage your students to meet with their subject librarian:
To find books and ebooks in the MRU collection, use the search box on the Library's homepage.
To find only eBooks, refine your search by selecting Full Text Online (see the above example).
Ebooks can be added to your Blackboard site. Here is an example from our most common eBook provider.
You can link to a specific part of the book, too.
If you have any questions, or if you are trying to link to a book from a different provider, please phone us at 403.440.6019.
To find DVDs and streaming videos:
Other video streaming resources through the MRU library include:
To find articles, use the search box on Library's homepage:
You can also search a specific library database to find articles. Find databases in the home page search box or in this list.
To find out if MRU subscribes to a specific journal, search our journals by title list.
You can create permalinks to articles in Blackboard for your students. Below are examples of where to find persistent links in our most popular search interfaces. When looking at an article in a different database or journal, look for a DOI or links called something like shareable link, permalink, or persistent link.
The Library website provides access to a number of subject guides that provide faculty and students with access to books, journals, videos, websites and other resources relevant to specific subject areas.
Most of these guides also contain course-specific pages that include research tips and tools to help students complete assignments, and that can be used independently by students or in a Librarian-led IL session. Contact your subject librarian for more information.
See the Copyright Guide for information on finding and using information sources for teaching and learning at MRU.
Use the technology and spaces in the RLLC to enhance teaching and learning in your courses. These include Visualization spaces, Immersion Studio, Maker Studio, and Audio Production Rooms.