Student writing in the library

Your Epicentre for Information

The library has a wide range of resources and services for students, staff and the community. Looking for research help? Knowledgeable library staff are available to help you find the books and journal articles you need.

Our main library collection is located on the Castlegar Campus, and we have a branch collection at the Silver King Campus in Nelson.

Expand Your Search with Discovery

Discovery lets you search all our library resources at once. You can refine your search with all the tools you are familiar with in other Ebsco databases, including publication type, date and subject. You can also limit your search to books available in the library.

Access Discovery from the library website.  Use the quick search box at the top of the page or select a category under Advanced Search.

The Minto Room

The Castlegar Campus library is home to a unique local history collection in the Minto Room. You'll find over 5,000 items relating to the West Kootenays, including books, audio recordings, video material and historical newspapers.