Emily Carr University Library

The Library and Archives enables research, learning, and innovation by providing unique collections, a welcoming dynamic space, responsive services and professional knowledgeable staff.
  • Your Borrower ID Number is your student number. Most student numbers start with 2 zeros, which you need to include. In Emily Carr's case, her student number is 18711945.

    Your Barcode Number is the number underneath the red barcode. In Emily Carr's case, it is 11257959.

  • Nearly 400 images of works by Judy Chicago are now available through ARTstor. Judy Chicago (b. 1939) is an artist, author, feminist, and educator whose career spans four decades. Her art has been frequently exhibited in the United States and internationally, and her ten published books are distributed worldwide. Chicago's most well-known work, The Dinner Party (1974–1979), is an icon of feminist art and was executed with the participation of hundreds of volunteers

    Access the Judy Chicago collection in ARTstor

    Visit the Brooklyn Museum's exhibition page about The Dinner Party

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  • Here is a list of new books and DVDs with their call numbers. Click on each title to see if it's available. You can place a hold on items that are checked out and you will be receive an email when they are available for pickup.

    Also, the new book display has moved. You'll see it when you come in the front doors.

    View previous new item lists

    Books

    Planning academic and research library buildings    Z679.5 .L45 1999

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  • If you're in Joy James' Introduction to Visual Culture class check out our research guide for your assignment on building/image/object analysis.

  • We're keen to hear your thoughts on our library hours. We are doing a short, 10 question survey about library hours to help us plan library service.

    The last day to fill out the survey is Monday, November 15.

    There is a daily prize draw for completing the survey. Your name will stay in the draw for the duration of the three week survey period--please only fill out the survey once. If your name is drawn, you will have a choice of prizes (copy cards and books) until they are all given away. Your responses will remain anonymous.

    Fill out the library hours survey

  • The Library will be closed this Thursday, November 11th, for Remembrance Day.

    Friday, November 12th, we'll be open 9am-5pm.

    More information about Library hours

  • Need a sound file of a dog sniffing, barking, howling?

    You can now access the sound effects on the local network from 3 computers in the Film, Video and Media area (Stations 1, 2, and 4), or from in Animation (Station 12 in 288B). Talk to the technicians in each area to find out how to search and access the files.

    You can still check out CDs of sound effects from the Library.

    Learn more about our sound effects collection

  • The Library has expanded our subscription to Oxford Art Online to an unlimited number of users. Oxford Art Online provides full-text access to Grove Art Online, Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.

    It is a fantastic starting point for writing a reseach paper, especially if you're starting last minute. Like all our electronic resources, you can access it from home using your email username and password.

    Access Oxford Art Online

  • Zotero is a great free, open source tool that can save you time managing your research citations. It can also save you time formatting your citations and bibliography when you're writing your paper.

    Download Zotero from the Zotero website

  • Here are some of the new magazine and journal subscriptions that we've added since the summer.

    Giant Robot started out in LA in 1994 as a zine of Asian and Asian American popular culture. Today the magazine is a full colour publication and the focus has shifted to include art, design, travel and Asian American issues.

    CMYK is a communication arts magazine dedicated to making the industry a more inspiring place for students, educators and practitioners. The magazine showcases art-design student work from over 30 of the world's leading schools. Published four times a year.

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