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Library Services & Supports Updates: Home

 

Effective March 17, face-to-face services are currently unavailable at the Library & Learning Commons.

Research, Writing, Math, and Student Tech support will continue to be provided online.

See below for details on accessing online academic support and operations changes.

CHANGES TO OPERATIONS

Book Loans & Fees:

  • At this time, you are not required to return your library books and overdue fines are not accruing
  • If you wish to return library books, you may do so at the Comox Valley Campus. There is a book return box located near the entrance to Discovery Hall from 8:30-4:30, Monday – Friday (excluding stat holidays).

Holds: The holds function has been disabled at this time. 

Interlibrary Loans: Beginning May 1, Interlibrary Loan requests for articles will be available. Books will not be available through Interlibrary Loans.

 

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Research

  • Research support is available through:
  • Students can continue to access library materials including articles, ebooks, and streaming videos remotely by logging in with your myNIC credentials.
  • The Citation & Style page provides students with additional research support including guides on APA, MLA, Chicago style, Academic Integrity/Plagiarism, and Annotated Bibliographies. 

Writing Support

  • Writing Support is available to students through Write Away as well as through email at writing@nic.bc.ca where students can upload their assignments for review. 

Math Support

  • Math Support will be delivered online via Skype For Business. Click HERE to book your appointment. 

Student Tech Support

 

ADDITIONAL UPDATES AND RESOURCES FROM NIC

For up-to-date information on the preparation steps North Island College is taking regarding COVID-19, visit COVID-19 Information & Updates.

 

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