Hours and Locations Click on location name to see building open hours and Reference help hours. Note that the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre building is open much longer than Music, Art and Architecture Library or Rare Books and Special Collections which are inside the Barber Learning Centre.
|Copyright, Technology Use, Digital Collections, Collections and Spaces
Food and Drink
|Library Floor Plans
Biomedical Branch (BMB) Library
David Lam Library: Visit the front desk for directions
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (Levels 1-4)
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre: Music, Art and Architecture Library (Levels 3 & 4)
Koerner Library (Floor 1)
Koerner Library (Floor 2)
Okanagan Library: Visit the front desk for directions
Woodward Library (Main Floor)
X̱wi7x̱wa Library: Visit the front desk for directions
Disability Access by Building
|Circulation/ Checkout/ Loans Phone Numbers
On location websites. Hours and Locations → Location/Branch Name → Location/Branch Page → Phone/Fax/Email or Contact Us link.
|Reference Desk Phone Numbers
|Email inquiries are encouraged. Please use the general reference query form at Ask Us, see Basic reference assistance by email, or e-mail the contact information of the appropriate subject librarian as per the link below. Remember to ask which campus (Vancouver or Okanagan) a patron is from and refer appropriately.
|Email Address for Reference Questions
|Fill in a form or email the appropriate subject librarian.
|Make an appointment for a research consultation
|E-Resources Outage and Emergency Contact
|Check the eResources blog for current outages
If not already on listed on the blog please report the issue (or have patron report it, whatever is easiest!) to UBC eResources via our Online Form or the email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have the time to Troubleshoot, it is appreciated! UBC eResource Troubleshooting 101: https://wiki.ubc.ca/Library:EResources%26Access_Documentation_Public_Desk_Triage
|Use the Ask Us portal at https://ask.library.ubc.ca.
|Resources & Services
|"Books & Media" search on the library homepage, or direct link: https://webcat.library.ubc.ca
|Summon is the default "General" search on the library homepage.
|Indexes & Databases
|"Indexes & Databases" search on https://www.library.ubc.ca, or direct link: https://resources.library.ubc.ca/
Google Scholar https://resources.library.ubc.ca/page.php?id=524
|UBC Digital Collections
|Main digital collection page: https://open.library.ubc.ca/
Digital copies of important documents from the University's history (i.e. yearbooks, department handbooks, senate minutes, annual reports etc.): https://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/documents.html
UBC Archives Photograph Collection: https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/arphotos
Via the Get Research Helppage. Scroll down to Finding Resources for Research Guides (direct link) for each discipline and department, plus multidisciplinary and format-specific guides.
|How to Cite and a list of Major Style Guides.
|Citation Formatting Help
|Refer to library branch or subject librarian. Remember to ask which campus (Vancouver or Okanagan) a patron is from and refer appropriately.
|List of Librarians
|Search Subject Librarians by name or subject area. Available via the "Ask Us" link on the library homepage. Remember to ask which campus (Vancouver or Okanagan) a patron is from and refer appropriately.
|Access to Course Reserve Materials for all courses is provided via the Canvas-integrated LOCR(Library Online Course Reserves system.
General Info at Course Reserves.
|Ejournals and Print Journals
|Journal tab on library Home Pageor Journal title search
or Journal title search in catalogue
|How to Get a Library Card
|Recalls/ Requests, including ASRS
|From the catalogue record for the book, choose "Request this item: Recall/ASRS" from the Actions menu on the right. Log in with CWL/Barcode PIN and choose "Recall" or "ASRS Request" as appropriate.
|Transfer book to/from UBCO
|Borrowing between UBC Campuses (DocDel).
Library Account Information
|Log into My Library Account.
|Loan Policies and Fines
|Equipment & Facilities
|Photocopiers, Printers and PayForPrint
|Photocopying & Printing information for UBCV and UBCO.
|All microforms are at at Koerner Library, Level 2, and the collection and equipment is available for use whenever Koerner Library is open. First-time users must visit during Research Commons and Reference hours for assistance and instruction on how to use the readers by staff at the Research Commons desk on Koerner Library, Floor 2. Collection description.
|Meeting/ Study Rooms
|Group and Silent Study Space
|Outdoor Book Returns
Data/GIS Lab, Koerner Library 218A: Esri, ArcGIS,R,SPSS,Stata, StatTransfer Note hours.
|UBC Vancouver :http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/
UBC Okanagan: http://okanagan.students.ubc.ca/calendar/
|Campus Web Site Map
|Vancouver Campus Map: http://www.maps.ubc.ca/PROD/index.php
Okanagan Campus Map: https://maps.ok.ubc.ca/
|AskAway Local Administrator(s)
Closures and Collection Moves
|Science and Engineering
Science and Engineering Collections staff have moved from Irving K. Barber Learning Centre to Woodward Library
|St. Paul's and Hamber Libraries
|Collections and services have moved to Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, as part of the Music, Art and Architecture Library
Most Frequently Asked
|eResources News and Updates
|Current information on Library eResource blog, Twitter feed and UBC IT Bulletins http://bulletins.it.ubc.ca/
Resources and Services
|Theses & Dissertations
|Comprehensive Videomatica FAQ
|Digitized: 1909-2009. In print: at multiple locations.
|Suggest a book