Library

Library Services

Borrowing 

  • Faculty – All JIBC faculty (including sessional and contract instructors) may borrow (in-person and at a distance).
  • Students – All students enrolled in Certificate, Diploma or Degree programs may borrow. This includes students at a distance and online.
  • Students attending individual courses at the JIBC are welcome to use the Library and may arrange to borrow books through interlibrary loan via their public library
  • Other eligible borrowers include: BC Fire Fighters, Police, Paramedics, Sheriffs, Corrections Branch personnel, Family Justice Counsellors, MCFD Youth Justice Personnel.

eResources

  • All faculty and students may access the Library’s licensed eResources
    • Students use their Student Number/Password
    • Faculty use their JIBC User ID/Password
  • eResources include:
    • Full-text journal and newspaper articles
    • eBooks and audiobooks
    • Canadian case law and legislation
    • Streaming media (including CBC, NFB, and more)
    • 3D Anatomy and Physiology
    • BC Fire Code, BC Building Code, NFPA Fire Codes

Reference Services

  • Librarians are available to help with in-depth research as well as quick reference enquiries – no question is too big or too small!
  • Reference help is provided by phone, email, online and in-person
  • AskAway Chat Reference is available to faculty and students.
  • AskAway provides after-hours reference and APA citation help:  https://www.jibc.ca/library/ask-a-librarian

Faculty Orientations 

All faculty should attend a JIBC Library & Copyright Orientation.

This one-hour session is an introduction to:

  • Alerts
  • Copyright
  • Course Reserves (Ares)
  • Equipment booking (laptops, ipads, , conference phones, etc.)
  • eResources
  • Print resources
  • RefWorks (citation management)
  • Research help
  • Streaming media collections
  • Student supports (APA citation, classroom instruction,(online & face-to-face)
  • The Vault

Contact library@jibc.ca for upcoming dates.

Classroom Instruction

  • Schedule face-to-face and online instruction sessions for students
  • Arrange for an Embedded Librarian in your courses
  • Topics include research skills, APA citation, RefWorks, and other specialized resources

Bibliographies and Subject Guides

  • Bibliographies list JIBC Library books and DVDs on subjects ranging from Anatomy & Physiology, Conflict Resolution, Leadership, Training, Vehicle Extrication and more!  https://libguides.jibc.ca/bibliographies
  • Subject Guides: tailor-made guides cover top resources in areas such as APA Citation, Fire, Indigenous Resources, Paramedicine, Police and more! https://libguides.jibc.ca/

The Vault

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