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Research for eLearning Students: Find Books & Other Material
A guide for students that gives tips for doing research, obtaining materials, and getting help in the online environment
Use this search box to find library materials on your subject.
Tip: Look for theChemeketa Online Resources link to filter your results to electronic items.
Chemeketa's library search has many electronic books. For information about accessing and using e-books, please see About E-Books.
Using Library Search
This short video will show you how to use Library Search to discover books and articles in print and full text online at Chemeketa and many other libraries.
Summit is the system used to request books and other items from 37 college and university libraries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. You must be logged into the Primo library search to see Summit links.
Requesting from Summit
Any item in the library search results that says Check holdings is a potential Summit Plus physical item request.
Click the Check holdings link.
The Request from Summit Plus link will display if there is at least one copy in a Summit library. (Remember, you won't see it if you're not logged in.)
Click the link to start a request.
Summit will automatically check to see if there is a requestable copy
You will have to choose your home library (Salem or Yamhill campus, Polk Center, or Woodburn Public Library).When the item arrives at the library, we will email you at your college email to inform you.
If the item has multiple volumes, specify which one you want.
You can renew your Summit book by signing into your library account in Primo or from the Library Account button on the library home page. Note: If the item has been requested by a user of the library that has lent it, renewal will be blocked.