COVID-19 Updates

During this time, our library services and operations are constantly being updated. Please see our COVID-19 Updates on Library Services & Operations page for the latest information.

Library Spaces

To comply with provincial orders, study space is not currently available. We will continue to share details about ongoing changes to operations during COVID-19.

Archives & Special Collections

In-person consultations by appointment for faculty and students are temporarily suspended. We will continue to offer online consultations in archives and special collections from Monday to Friday.

Curbside access to print collections

The library offers a curbside pickup service to all current Mt. Sierra students, faculty, and staff, and emeritus using the Request feature in our Omni search tool. Curbside pickup is available Tuesdays and Fridays, between 1-3 pm and Wednesdays, 6-8 pm.

Scanning service for print collections

Use our scanning service for a single book chapter or journal article or similar fair dealing amount.


The library is a member of HathiTrust and has activated the HT Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) for current faculty, students and staff.