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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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Renew Library Materials

To renew items online:

  • Log in to your Library Account
  • Use your ECU email username. If logging in for the very first time use the last 4 digits of your phone number as your password
  • If you are having issues with your password, please contact us
  • Look under Items Checked Out
  • Select the items you want to renew and then click the Renew Selected Titles button
  • Click Go

You may not renew items if:

  • Another patron has requested the item
  • You have already renewed the item 2 times
  • Your account has expired or is about to expire
  • Your account has been blocked (contact the Service Desk for details)
  • The item is on a semester-long loan (renew in-person or via email/phone)

Other ways to renew items:

  • Call the Service Desk: 604-844-3840
  • Email
  • Come to the Service Desk to renew in person

Students can renew most items 2 times - see Loan periods for details.

Place a hold on library materials

Library materials can be put on hold via the library catalogue

Place an item on hold to:

  • Place a hold on material currently checked out (your name will be added to the waiting list)
  • Request that a currently available item in the library be brought to the service desk for pickup
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