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Library homepage http://www.nwcc.bc.ca/library

General Information

Library branches http://www.nwcc.bc.ca/campus-library-addresses-phone-fax
Service hours http://www.nwcc.bc.ca/library-hours
Library policies http://www.nwcc.bc.ca/frequently-asked-questions
Library floor plans  
Circulation/ Checkout/
Loans phone numbers
Prince Rupert campus library 250.624.6054 (campus switchboard)
Smithers campus library 250.847.4461 (campus switchboard)
Terrace campus library 250.638.5407 (direct line)
Reference desk phone numbers Prince Rupert campus library 250.624.6054 (campus switchboard)
Smithers campus library 250.847.4461 (campus switchboard)
Terrace campus library 250.638.5407 (direct line)
Email address for reference questions library@coastmountaincollege.ca

Resources & Services

Library catalogue http://webcat.nwcc.bc.ca/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/SIRSI/0/57/60/81/X?user_id=WEBSERVER
Discovery service EBSCO Discovery Service. We're waiting for NWCC's web manager to install the EDS search box on our home page. Meanwhile, the home page includes a link to EDS http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?profile=eds&custid=s5672569&groupid=main&authtype=ip,guest
Indexes & databases http://libguides.nwcc.bc.ca/az.php
Database authentication The EZproxy login is the same username and password that students and employees use to login to college computers. Students who don't know their login can use an online form to ask the IT department: https://servicedesk.nwcc.bc.ca:8443/CAisd/pdmweb.exe; students should click on Guest Login to access the form. Or they can email library@coastmountaincollege.ca and ask us for their EZproxy login.
Subject guides http://libguides.nwcc.bc.ca
Citation guides http://libguides.nwcc.bc.ca/citation-styles
Instruction Melanie Wilke (NWCC Library director, Terrace campus)
Michele Cook (Smithers campus)
Tim MacDonald (Prince Rupert campus)
List of librarians Melanie Wilke (NWCC Library director, Terrace campus)
Michele Cook (Smithers campus)
Tim MacDonald (Prince Rupert campus)
Reserves http://webcat.nwcc.bc.ca/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/0/TERRACE/0/36/56/X/BLASTOFF
Interlibrary loans Library does not limit the number of ILLs patrons may request.
Louise Chaput (Terrace campus)
Mike Rauschenberger (Prince Rupert campus)
ILL request form http://webcat.nwcc.bc.ca/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/0/TERRACE/0/63/29/X
Ejournals http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,guest&custid=s5672569&groupid=main&direct=true&db=edspub&profile=eds&plp=1
Print journals Catalogue indicates holdings
Online renewals Users must know their PIN. http://webcat.nwcc.bc.ca/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/0/TERRACE/0/29/72/X/3
Library account Users must know their PIN. http://webcat.nwcc.bc.ca/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/0/TERRACE/0/1/69/X
Technical help Tim MacDonald (Prince Rupert campus)

Borrowing Information

Library cards http://www.nwcc.bc.ca/library-and-nwcc-id-cards
Loan periods Books 4 weeks; videos 1 week. See http://www.nwcc.bc.ca/borrowing-and-renewals
Holds/Recalls/Requests See http://www.nwcc.bc.ca/finding-books
Renewals Limited to 3 renewals per item. See http://www.nwcc.bc.ca/borrowing-and-renewals
Fines/Penalities Overdue fines are not charged.
Lost/damaged/unreturned items: borrowers are charged the replacement cost per item + $7.50 processing fee per invoice (not per title).
Borrowing policies http://www.nwcc.bc.ca/borrowing-and-renewals

Equipment & Facilities

Internet access Library staff can confirm usernames and reset passwords.
Wireless access Available in Prince Rupert and Terrace
Photocopiers Terrace library: 2 copiers (1 card, 1 coin).
Prince Rupert library: 1 card- and coin-operated copier.
Printers Yes. B&W is $.10 per page. Colour is $.40 per page. See http://www.nwcc.bc.ca/admissions/costs-fees/other-fees
Microfilm/ Microfiche Terrace library has a microfiche/microfilm reader and printer.
Meeting/ study rooms Terrace library: 1 room.
Prince Rupert library: two 4-6 person seminar rooms.
Computer labs Terrace library has an 11-computer lab.
Prince Rupert has 8 computers.

Campus Information

Academic calendar See Programs & Courses at http://www.nwcc.bc.ca/
Class timetable https://nwconnect.nwcc.bc.ca/ Select "Guests". Select "Search for Classes" function.
Exam schedules  
Campus maps  
Campus web site map  

Other Resources

AskAway local administrator(s) Tim MacDonald (Prince Rupert campus)
Melanie Wilke (Library director, Terrace campus)