The UCW Library Welcomes You

With locations at both the West Pender and Vancouver House campuses, University Canada West’s Library is where members of the UCW community advance their research and scholarship skills and gain access to reliable, exclusive industry-relevant information.

Our Resources

University Canada West’s Library Portal connects users to over 30 million full text scholarly journals, over 60 million periodicals, news and trade publications, close to 25,000 business case studies, 200,000 e-books, and much more, including company profiles, economic country reports and SWOT analyses.

Visit the Library Resources page to learn more about what materials are available.

Our Services

The Library is committed to providing students with the highest level of access to service. Our Librarians are available to provide research consultations and teach users how to select and use resources such as e-journals, databases and indexes. We also provide instruction and guidance on proper usage of APA style formatting and the importance of upholding UCW’s commitment to a culture of academic integrity.

The Library Services page will detail the ways students can seek assistance from the library staff.

Agreements, Collaborations and Memberships

The UCW Library is an active member of the following associations:

  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • BC Libraries Cooperative
  • British Columbia Library Association (BCLA)
  • British Columbia Electronic Library Network (BCELN)
  • Special Library Association (SLA)

Contact the Library

Visit the Contact Us page to reach out and speak to our team.