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Our collection includes a variety of print and electronic materials with a focus on Indigenous content that helps our learners with their studies. The library is located at the top-right of the central stairs or Room 201.

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Hours of Operation

Open: Monday to Friday
Hours: 8:00am to 4:00pm

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Please note: not all material may be readily available at the library. Contact our Librarian for more details.

Library Resources

Using Library Resources

  • NEC students and staff can borrow from our library collection
  • Students must register with the librarian before borrowing any material
  • Materials can be borrowed for two-weeks
  • A one-week extension may be granted
  • A late fee of $1.00 is charged per day
  • A maximum of three items can be borrowed at one time
  • Reference material remain in the library at all times
  • All borrowed materials must be returned before Official Transcripts are released at the end of each term

Additional NEC Library Resources and Services

  • Computer Lab: Students can book, in advance, a computer in the computer lab or library
  • Learn Research Skills: The librarian can assist students one-on-one or in small groups
  • Printing: Printing fee is 10 cents per page
  • Course textbooks: Students can use a course textbook in the library

Free Indigenous Resources & Academic Journals:   Free Writing Resources:   Exploring Indigenous Languages:

UBC, First Nations & Indigenous Studies: - Academic Journals

University of Saskatchewan, Indigenous Studies Portal Research Tool

Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing

Journal of Indigenous Research

International Indigenous Policy Journal

E-Journals Relating to Indigenous Studies

The Canadian Journal of Native Studies


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University of British Columbia

UBC offers a free library card for any Aboriginal person living in Canada (First Nations, Metis, or Inuit). To receive a UBC library card, students can go to the circulation desks of Walter C. Koerner Library at UBC and present one piece of government-issued ID (eg. BC driver's licence, provincial ID, or passport) and proof of permanent residence in Canada (eg. bank statement, utility bill, or automobile registration). The maximum number of items on loan at a time per student is 50. 

For more information, visit the UBC library website site and click on Aboriginal Community.


For more information, please contact:

Boyd Reynolds, MA
Librarian / Bookstore Coordinator
Student Services
(604) 873-3772 Ext. 311