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.
  • Some of the Emily Carr Library services are hosted on servers at Simon Fraser University.

    This Sunday, August 29th between midnight and 6am there will be a scheduled outage to repair the optical fibre connection. The Journal Titles database and the Where Can I Get This? links that searches all of our databases and journal backfiles for the full text of a journal article will not be available.

  • Who are you? Vanessa Kwan, Visual Arts graduate 2004

    Where do you work? I work at the Vancouver Art Gallery, as a programmer of performance and interdisciplinary events.

    What do you like about the library?

  • For the next two weeks, from August 23 to September 5, the library will be open the following hours:

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
    Closed Saturday + Sunday

    On Monday, August 30th, we will be open from 12pm-5pm, and on Tuesday, August 31st, we'll be open from 9am-12pm.

    You can see all hours the Library will be open throughout the summer on the About the Library > Hours page.

  • Emily Carr Alum Thirza Cuthand's first feature film Homelands screens this Saturday August 21st at Emily Carr as part of the Vancouver Queer Film Festival. The Library also has many queer film titles, many of which are Canadian.

    More information about tickets for Homelands

  • 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.

    In the Library, our new books are displayed by the current issues of magazines and journals.

    View previous new item lists

  • AskAway, the chat reference service staffed by post-secondary librarians, is closed for the summer. Fall service will start on September 20th. If you require reference or research help, please contact a librarian (http://www.ecuad.ca/library/contact/ask) or come into the Library.

  • We recently received a large donation of used books, exhibition catalogs, and magazines about Canadian art. Items that we already had in our collection will be sold at at prices ranging from 50 cents to $10.

    Books go on sale Thursday, August 5th at 10am. Money raised will go back into our collections budget.

  • The Library's special collections includes some amazing examples of art, design, architecture, and culture magazines dating back to the 1940s. Some of the titles on display are magazines about art, some are works of art in and of themselves and some are more scholarly in their approach.

  • Who are you? Randy Lee Cutler

  • The Library will be closed this Saturday, Sunday and next Monday, July 31 - August 2.

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