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This guide will help students in the course BIOD13 to find relevant resources to discover the science behind medicinal plants including books, articles, and websites.
LibrarySearch is a tool you can use to find resources to support your learning, teaching, and research. Use this guide to help you use LibrarySearch successfully and use Ask Chat for help overcoming search challenges as they come up. To learn more advanced research strategies tailored to your specific needs, please contact the library or book a consultation with a librarian.
What is in LibrarySearch?
LibrarySearch provides access to library collections in print and digital formats including books, articles, videos, maps, government documents, music, data sets, and more. You can also discover materials that are not available at U of T but that you can request for free through interlibrary loan.
To improve your search experience and gain access to advanced features and item request features, always begin by clicking the Sign In button pictured below.
Once you have signed in to LibrarySearch you can:
Update your profile to be sure you will receive important library notifications
Check due dates, request item retrieval for pick-up, place holds, review item requests, and pay fines
Renew your borrowed items
View the search history of your current session
Saved your searches, search results, and citations
Create alerts to keep up to date on new publications
Please note: LibrarySearch login times out after 30 minutes of inactivity, automatically signing you out and resetting itself to the default search page.
Remote Full Text Access
Remote access to the University of Toronto Libraries' digital collections is only available to current students, faculty, and University staff. Access to e-books, full text articles, databases, and other digital tools require users to log in via the University of Toronto's web login service. If you forget this before you start your session, you will be directed to log in as soon as required.