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Important Update Regarding COVID-19: Library Facilities & Continuity Services

2020 March 27

Updated daily, Monday-Friday

Due to COVID-19 precautionary measures, VIU Libraries have suspended face to face services.

We're here to help! The following library services are available:

Please contact us if you need assistance (phone and email are monitored weekdays)

All Campus Libraries: Loans and returns of physical collections have been suspended. Interlibrary loans have been suspended. Student printing is temporarily free.

Nanaimo library: Face to face services have been suspended, including loans, technical help and photo ID. Email and phones are being monitored. Staff are working behind the scenes to support VIU's transition to alternate course delivery and assessment.

Cowichan library: Face to face services have been suspended, including loans, technical help and photo ID. Email and phones are being monitored. Commons seating is limited to four (4) computer workstations.  Eight (8) additional computer workstations are available in Lab 115. Please consult the Cowichan Campus hours page for updates regarding Commons open hours.

Powell River library: Closed until further notice.

For all official VIU updates and information on the COVID-19 situation, please visit https://adm.viu.ca/health-and-safety/coronavirus-updates-and-information

*Reminder to all VIU employees* that employee logins recently changed. The first digit changed from 0 (zero) to 3 in the new UBW system.



Make a virtual appointment with a librarian during COVID-19 closures

Hours for virtual research help:
Mon - Fri, 9am - 4pm

 

Nanaimo Campus: 250.740.6330

Cowichan Campus: 250.746.3517

Powell River Campus: 1.888.920.2221 ext. 6330
(toll free)

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