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Course-related and Blackboard Questions: :  Mon to Thurs 9 am - 5:30 pm and Fridays 9 am to 3 pm


Library Branches None
Service Hours                                 
Library Policies                                                                    
Library Floor Plans N/A
Circulation/Loans Phone Numbers Please contact us via email            
Reference Desk Phone Numbers Please contact us via email                                           
Email Address for Reference Questions 
Number for Text Message Reference N/A


Library Discovery Service
Library Catalogue
A-Z Database List
Institutional Repository (The Vault)
Database Authentication              Off-campus authentication is via OpenAthens.
Student number and password; or, faculty/staff network credentials.
Subject Guides
Citation Guides 
Instruction Librarians provide library orientations and research instruction.
List of Librarians

Course reserves are listed in the catalogue: 

Change the left-hand drop down from 'Library Search' to 'Reserve Desk' and search by course code. 

Course reserves available for library use only. 

Interlibrary Loans
Reciprocal Borrowing (CPSLD Cards) JIBC Library participates in the CPSLD Reciprocal Loan Progam.
Note: Click on Journals tab (includes print and ejournals)
Print Journals
Note: Click on Journals tab (includes print and ejournals), OR
Check the library catalogue for holdings.
Journals are shelved alphabetically by title.
Technical Help N/A


Library  Account Information                                                                                                                                                        Users should contact the library for their User ID and PIN (password) to access their account (called My Account in OPAC). Can be used for reviewing what they have checked out, to renew items, and to change their PIN.
Library Cards Library cards are not issued to students.
Loan Periods
Holds (Request Items)

Holds can be placed in person or via email, phone or through your Library account.


Renewals can be done through the My Account feature in the OPAC. Users must contact the library for their User ID and PIN (password).  Alternatively, users may request renewals in person or via email, phone or through your Library account.

Fines/ Penalties Books & media: We do not charge fines for overdue library material. Borrowers are charged for the cost of the book or DVD after six weeks.
iPads and laptops: $10 per day.
Borrowing Policies
Return Bin Material may be returned after Library hours to the Gold Return Bin located outside the 8th Avenue entrance
Internet Access                          Available on all computers. Student or faculty login required.
Wireless Access WiFi password available from the Library or JIBC Information Desk.

Students may borrow (overnight), on a first-come, first-serve basis. Late returns are charged $10.00 per day.

Assistive Technology

Purchase a Copy Card at the Library ($2, $5, $10 plus $1 deposit)
10 cents/page for black and white
50 cents/page for colour

*Cash only*

Student Study Rooms                                          

Study rooms can be booked in-person, via phone or email. Bookings are for 2-hour blocks,
for current week only.

Computer Labs N/A


Academic Calendar
Class Timetable N/A
Exam Schedules N/A
Campus Maps                          
Campus Web Site Map N/A


AskAway Local Administrator(s)

Darcye Lovsin (scheduling): 604-528-5592

Crystal Yin (technical): 604-528-5597

Library Staff FAQ

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