Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Emergency Medical Services

Topic lists and the search space below return  books online, in Chemeketa's library, and in the Summit System.  Books in Summit are requestable by logging into the search with your My Chemeketa login information. See the Summit box below for more information. A video on using the library search is also available below.

Library Search for Books

Use this search box to find library materials on your subject.

Problems? see Troubleshooting the Library Search, or ask a reference librarian.

Reading a Library Search Book Result

picture of library search screen result for a book

Print books show "Available" under the description with a library location and a call number. Most of the books that can be checked out are in the General Collection, at the far end of the library. The call number is shown in parentheses after the library location. Use the call number to find the item on the shelf.

Image of Ebook in Primo Library Search with Online Access link

 

 

 

 

Electronic books show "Online access" or "Full text available" under the description. "Online access" is a link that will take you directly to the book. "Full text available" will take you to a link that you can follow to read the book.

Summit

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

​​​​​Image of Primo library search result for a book with Check Holdings option

 

 

 

Any item in the library search results that says Check holdings is a potential Summit Plus physical item request.

  1. Click the Check holdings link.
  2. 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.)
  3. Click the link to start a request.
  4. Summit will automatically check to see if there is a requestable copy
  5. 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 ask your preferred mailing address.
  6.  If the item has multiple volumes, specify which one you want.
  7. Click the Request button.

      You can check on your your request in your Library Account

Summit request form

Renewing in Summit

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.

Information About Ebooks

Chemeketa's library search has many electronic books.  For information about accessing and using e-books, please see About E-Books.

Using the Primo 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.