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Hours

Today8am - 8pm

Tomorrow8am - 6pm

The ECU Library + Archives offers users a wealth of resources that support class assignments, essays, research, curriculum, and general interest. Our goal is to inspire curiosity and exploration in students, faculty, and staff and transform learning, research, and practice.

Library ServicesLibrary Maps + Spaces
Library CollectionsOnline Resources

We acknowledge that our space is situated on unceded, traditional and ancestral xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) territories.

Library Services

Our service team is available to answer questions about borrowing materials, accessing electronic resources, basic printing questions, reserving study spaces, and planning an exhibition or event in the library.

Research Help is available to get you started with your research and assist you with finding books, articles, and other resources on your topic. Librarians can also help faculty with curriculum support, including in-class research instruction sessions.

Also located in the library is the Writing Centre, which offers writing help to all students, staff and faculty at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. The Writing Centre peer tutors help any level of writer at any stage of writing with any kind of project.

BORROWING
SERVICE DESK
RESEARCH HELP
INTERLIBRARY LOANS
CONTACT
ACCESSIBILITY
LIBRARY STAFF
SERVICES FOR FACULTY

Library Maps and Spaces

LIBRARY MAP - UPSTAIRS
LIBRARY MAP - DOWNSTAIRS
LIBRARY MAP - MEZZANINE
VIRTUAL WALKTHROUGH
THE ARCHIVES
STUDY ROOMS

Library Collections

Our print and media collections are primarily focused on contemporary art, media, and design - including art history, critical and cultural studies, design research and other creative practices.

PRINT
ARTISTS' BOOKS AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
MEDIA & STREAMING
GAMES & STUFF COLLECTION
SUSTAINABILITY
ARCHIVAL MATERIALS
E-COLLECTIONS
ONLINE RESOURCES

Online Resources at the Library

Our library provides access to a huge number of resources online! You can find anything from academic articles to support your research, to absurd 80s action films for your next movie night. Some online resources can be tricky to figure out - read below for information about the best way to access what you need!

ACCESSING E-BOOKS
ACCESSING STREAMING MEDIA
ACCESSING JOURNAL ARTICLES
PRINTING AT THE LIBRARY