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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.


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)

    • At the Campbell River Campus

      • There is a book return box located near the entrance to the A Wing from 8:30-4:30, Monday – Friday (excluding stat holidays)

    • Book return options at the Port Alberni campus are pending.

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.




  • 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 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



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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