Askawayis a chat research help service available during posted service hours
The Nanaimo library commons is open 24/7 via card access, with mandatory physical distancing measures in place, and a 50 person maximum
Our Liaison Librarians are available to support instructional faculty with alternate format delivery
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.