Accessibility Information



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BC Libraries Cooperative: Notification of Privacy Breach - On April 25, 2024, the BC Libraries Cooperative notified Emily Carr University (ECU) that the organization had experienced a cybersecurity attack, resulting in a privacy breach. The attack impacted the Cooperative’s Integrated Library System (ILS), which provides the ECU Library with various services such as support for managing, cataloguing, and circulating library materials.

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The ECU Library is committed to providing an inclusive environment with equal access for all students, faculty and staff of the University. We aim to provide equal access to our library services and collections.

Library Space

  • Entrance is on the second level. Doors are kept open during library open hours.

  • Elevator is located at the west end of the library

  • Washrooms are all single stall, accessible and gender neutral. They are located on the north side of the upper level; and northeast side of the lower level

  • Where the library building or facilities restrict access, do not hesitate to ask for assistance.

Accessing Library Material

  • The stacks or shelves in some parts of the library are high and narrow, and may not be accessible to all users. If you have difficulty reaching or lifting materials in the book stacks, or operating the library's self-serve printers or scanners, please contact the library to arrange service, or visit the Service Desk on the upper level.

  • Books that are available in the library can be put on hold by logging into your account through the Library Catalogue. Items will be held for you at the Service Desk and you will receive a notification when they are ready to be picked up.

Other Services

  • If you have a student aide, the library can issue a card that allows your aide to borrow library materials on your behalf. This can be arranged at the Service Desk.

  • Research help services can be offered in person when the library is opened or online by appointment if you need help accessing materials in accessible formats.

  • If there is anything else we can do to help you use the Library, please let us know.