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UCW Library

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General Information

Library Branch Vancouver Campus: 626 West Pender Street, Suite 100, Vancouver, BC V6B 1V9
Service Hours

Online library services offered 7 days / week, except holidays

Library Policies Authentication required
Circulation/Checkout/Loans Phone Numbers Phone not currently available; please email: ucwlibrary@ucanwest.ca.
Reference Desk Phone Numbers Phone not currently available; please email: ucwlibrary@ucanwest.ca.

Resources & Services

Library Catalogue  
Discovery Layer Authentication required
Indexes & Databases Authentication required
Database Authentication Authentication is automatic
Subject Guides Not currently available 
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: ucanwest.ca/students/current-students/library
Reserves Available at reference desk
Interlibrary Loans Not available
Ejournals Authentication required
Print Journals Available in the library: Globe and Mail, Business in Vancouver, Harvard Business Review, etc.
Technical Help


E-Resources Emergency Contact ucwlibrary@ucanwest.ca

Borrowing Information

Library Cards Student ID Cards are required to borrow library materials. They are created/replaced at the UCW Reception Desk.
Loan Periods  
Holds/Recalls/Requests Please contact a UCW Librarian
Borrowing Policies  
Library Account Information Please contact a UCW Librarian
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 Not available
Exam Schedules Not available. Student Services can assist students.
Campus Maps Not available
Campus Web Site Map Not available

Other Resources

AskAway Local Administrator(s) Chris Reimer – christopher.reimer@ucanwest.ca