IMPORTANT UPDATE: JUNE 2, SUMMER AND FALL 2020 TERMS TO BE CONDUCTED VIRTUALLY. ALL ON-CAMPUS SUPPORT SERVICES REMAIN VIRTUAL UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
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Library services will continue for students in the form of database maintenance and accessibility to all resources from offsite – please see the library webpage and its instructional videos on how to access all the articles necessary to complete your assignments from home.
One on one research appointments will be continue to be booked through WCOnline and made available through BlueJeans chat rooms throughout the day. Chat services through AskAway remain operation for the duration of the semester. Library will continue to offer classroom presentations through BlueJeans in your courses on how to use all software relevant for your courses.
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 General Information
Library Branches  Burnaby and Vancouver
Service Hours  Both Campuses: Monday – Friday 8am–9pm; Saturday 8:30am-5pm

*online semesters Monday to Friday from 8:30am-5pm

Library Policies  Library Policies
Library Floor Plans  N/A
Circulation / Checkout / Loans Phone Numbers  BBY 604-558-6181/ VAN 604-558-6926
Reference Desk Phone Numbers  BBY  604-558-6181/VAN 604-558-6926
Email Address for Reference Questions  library@alexandercollege.ca
Phone Number for Text Message Reference N/A
 Resources & Services
Library Catalogue  Library Catalogue *easier to search for a title in EDS and limit to ‘catalogue only’
Library Search (e.g. Summon)  Library Search
Indexes & Databases  Indexes & Databases
Google Scholar link  N/A
Database Authentication  Yes
Subject Guides  Subject Guides
Citation Guides  Citation Guides*We are using the 7th ed. of APA, 8th ed. of MLA, and 17th ed. of CMS
Instruction  Instruction for Faculty 1-1 Research Workshops for Students(Students need to book an appointment under 09. Research Help)
List of Librarians  List of Librarians
Reserves
Interlibrary Loans  N/A
eJournals  eJournals *No ejournals list on website
Print Journals  N/A
Technical Help  library@alexandercollege.ca
Writing Centre Contact  Writing Centre Contact
eResources Emergency Contact  library@alexandercollege.ca
 Borrowing Information
Library Cards  Library Cards
Borrowing Policies (Loan Periods, Holds, Recalls, Requests, Renewals, Fines)  Borrowing Policies
Library Account Information   library@alexandercollege.ca
After hours book returns  Library Drop box (right outside of library entrance – both campuses)
 Equipment & Facilities
Internet Access  Ask Library Staff
Wireless Access  Ask Library Staff
Photocopiers  Photocopiers
Printers  Printers
Microfilm / Microfiche  N/A
Meeting / Study Rooms  Policies *to book the Burnaby Study room email library@alexandercollege.ca
Computer Labs  N/A
 Campus Information
Academic Calendar  Academic Calendar
Class Timetable  Semester Schedule
Exam Schedules  Exam Schedules
Campus Maps  N/A
Campus Web Site Map  N/A
 Other Resources
AskAway Local Coordinator(s)
Janelle Haley
Back-up Phone Number  604-558-6181
Library Staff FAQ  Library Staff FAQ