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General Information

Library Branches

Vancouver House (VH) Campus: 1461 Granville Street Vancouver, BC, V6Z 0E5, Canada

West Pender (WP) Campus: 626 West Pender Street, Suite 100, Vancouver, BC V6B 1V9
Service Hours

[Fall 2021 Hours]

Vancouver House Library:
Monday to Thursday: 8am to 9pm
Friday: 8am to 7pm
Closed on Saturday & Sunday 

West Pender Library:
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday: 9am to 5pm 
Closed all other days

Library Policies

Under 6000 – Library

Circulation/Checkout/Loans Phone Numbers Phone not available; please email: ucwlibrary@ucanwest.ca.
Reference Desk Phone Numbers Phone not available; please email: ucwlibrary@ucanwest.ca.

Resources & Services

Library Catalogue  
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Indexes & Databases Authentication required
Database Authentication Authentication is prompted
Subject Guides Authentication Required
Citation Guide

Authentication Required

7th edition of APA Citation Style used by all programs


Workshops: https://www.myucwest.ca/cms/?p=143 

List of Library Staff Listed on this page: https://www.myucwest.ca/cms/?p=142
Reserves Available at reference desk
Interlibrary Loans Not available
Ejournals Authentication required
Print Journals Currently unavailable.
Technical Help

IT Support for Students: support@myucw.ca

IT Support for Staff and Faculty: helpdesk@guscanada.ca

IT Services Page: https://www.myucwest.ca/cms/?p=772

IT Help Desk: https://helpdesk.guscanada.ca/
Library Resources
Emergency Contact
Appointments with a Librarian Authentication required
Writing Coaches Authentication required
Subject Tutors Authentication required
Copyright Authentication required
Library FAQ Authentication required

Borrowing Information

Library Cards Student ID Cards are required to borrow library materials.
Loan Periods  
Holds/Recalls/Requests Please contact a UCW Librarian
Borrowing Policies
and Procedures
Library Account Login Please contact a UCW Librarian for login information.
After Hours Book Drop Books can be returned to the Reception Desk if the Library is closed.

Equipment & Facilities

Wireless Access Throughout the campus and the library. Contact any UCW staff member for the access code.
Photocopiers & Printers

Not currently available

Microfilm/Microfiche Not available
Meeting/Study Rooms Not available
Computer Lab Available in the library. All computers have the full MS Office Suite, Internet access, Adobe Reader, Grammarly premium and printing capabilities. A few stations have SPSS.

Campus Information

Academic Calendar  
Class Timetable https://www.myucwest.ca/profile/courses/
Exam Schedules Not available. Student Affairs can assist students.
Campus Maps Not available
Campus Web Site Map Not available

Other Resources

AskAway Local Administrator(s)

Elizabeth Fernandes – elizabeth.fernandes@ucanwest.ca

Adrian Mitescu – adrian.mitescu@ucanwest.ca