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COVID-19 and Library services: Home

Library during COVID-19

Although the physical space of the JIBC Library is closed, you can still get help via email or AskAway.

We continue to provide support to students, staff and faculty via email. 

Messages will be checked throughout the day, Mon to Fri, 830 am to 430 pm.

Contact us via e-mail:
Library Staff directory

In addition, the  AskAway virtual chat reference service (instant chat with a librarian) is available Mon to Fri, 9 am to 6 pm..

Lending of books, DVDS and equipment (including laptops) has been suspended.

Books and DVDs Don't worry about returning your books and DVDs until our Library re-opens.  NO LATE FEES WILL APPLY.

SEARCH ME to find eResources such as eBooks, journal articles, streaming media, case law & legislation and more!.

Off-campus access to eResources requires:

Student Number and Password


Faculty/staff network credentials

Chat Help

AskAway is staffed by librarians from post-secondary institutions in B.C. When you start an AskAway session, a librarian will chat with you in real-time. 

May 19th to August 14th:

Mon - Thurs: 9 am-9 pm
Friday:  9 am - 5 pm 
Saturday:  11 am - 5 pm
Sunday:  10 am - 9 pm

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