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Selkirk College Library Policy Page

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General Information
Library Branches
There are 3 campus libraries at Selkirk College:
Main Library (Castlegar Campus)
Silver King Campus (Nelson)
Tenth Street Campus (Nelson)
Service Hours
Library Policies
Library Floor Plans

Circulation/ Checkout/
Loans Phone Numbers
Castlegar Campus (Main Library): 250.365.1229 | Toll Free: 1.888.953.1133, ext. 21229
Silver King Campus: 250.354.3249 | Toll Free: 1.866.301.6601, ext. 13249
Tenth Street Campus: 250.505.1359 | Toll Free: 1.866.301.6601, ext. 11359
Reference Desk Phone Numbers
250.365.1229 | Toll Free: 1.888.953.1133, ext. 21229
Email Address for Reference Questions reference@selkirk.ca
Phone Number for Text Message Reference
Resources & Services
Library Catalogue
Library Search Layer
Discovery (Ebsco Discovery Service)
~ Or use the Discovery quick search box on the homepage
Indexes & Databases
~ Or select Databases from the homepage
Google Scholar link

Database Authentication
Students and staff authenticate using their computer (Novell) login. See FAQ: http://library.selkirk.ca/about/faqs/#q45587
Subject Guides

Citation Guides
~ Or choose "Citation & Style Guides" under the Help menu
List of Librarians
~ Or select the Books link (under Find), and then select Course Reserves (grey top menu)
Interlibrary Loans
~ Or select Interlibrary Loans (under Find) and search Outlook Online. Available to students and staff.
Select Journals (under Find). Searches Publication Finder (Ebsco).
Print Journals
Select Journals (under Find). Print holdings display as Selkirk College Print Collection.
Search the library catalogue by title or issn.
Technical Help
Password help: http://selkirk.ca/services/campus-services/it-services
~ IT Help Desk
Writing Centre Contact
~ Sign up for in-person help at the Writing Centre in the Main Library
~ Virtual support is available via WriteAway
eResources Emergency Contact
Email the Library reference@selkirk.ca
Borrowing Information
Library Cards
Selkirk students & staff, and West Kootenay residents, can get a card at the Castlegar, Silver King, and Tenth Street libraries.
~ FAQ: Students
~ FAQ: Faculty & Staff
Loan Periods
Holds/ Recalls/ Requests
Choose "Place a Hold" when viewing an item in the library catalogue.
FAQ: Renewals
~ Select My Library Account from the homepage
~ Use your library account to login
Fines/ Penalties
Borrowing Policies
Library Account Information
Select My Library Account from the homepage
~ Use your library account to login
After hours book returns
Yes, for the Castlegar, Silver King and Tenth Street campuses. Book drop bins are at the main doors of each campus.
Equipment & Facilities
Internet Access
Yes. Students and staff login using their computer (Novell) login.
~ The Castlegar campus library has 4 public computers (no login required)
Wireless Access
Yes. Public access (no login required) is available at the Castlegar and Nelson campuses.
Yes. $.10/page (black & white)
Yes. $.10/page. Students begin each semester with print credits: FAQ: Print Credits
~ Colour printing available at $.25/page (Castlegar)
Microfilm/ Microfiche
Yes. Check the catalogue for holdings.
~ Reader available at the Castlegar campus library. Documents can be saved to pdf, emailed, and printed.
Meeting/ Study Rooms
Three (3) study rooms are available for students at the Castlegar campus Library. Study rooms can be booked at the Main Desk.
Computer Labs
There is a computer lab for students at the Castlegar campus library. The lab is not bookable.
Campus Information
Academic Calendar
Important dates: http://selkirk.ca/admissions/enrolment-services/important-dates
Class Timetable
Exam Schedules
Campus Maps

Campus Web Site Map

Selkirk College Website
Other Resources
AskAway Local Coordinator(s) Gregg Currie: Email | Direct Phone: 250.365.1263
Library Staff FAQ