Monday, September 30, 2013

Want to watch the film "We were Children" at home?

You can. And you don't have to pay!

All you need to do is click on this link "Become a Member," enter University of the Fraser Valley as your school and follow the rest of the instructions.

After you have created your account, you will be able to watch all the films that are marked CAMPUS in the National Film Board (NFB) film collection. You can also create your own playlists and more.

Please remember that you will have to sign in whenever you want to watch the CAMPUS films.

Posted by Diane.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Words and Images: Displays to honour the Indian Residential School Day of Learning

The UFV Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus libraries have created displays of books, reports, videos, photographs, timelines, and posters on Residential Schools and Aboriginal history and culture.

Posted by Mary-Anne MacDougall 

South Asian Migration: 1906-1915 The Vancouver Province articles

UFV Library is proud to announce the launch of a new database highlighting the work of the Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies to digitize articles from the Vancouver Daily News Province from the years 1906-1915. The CICS are grateful to Dr. Norman Buchignani, Doreen M. Indra and Ram Srivastiva, authors of A Continuous Journey, for donating their archival documents to the Centre.
More details about the CICS and the project are available on this website.
To access the database, click here.

Posted by Mary-Anne MacDougall

Mission Campus Library Services

The UFV Library will  provide service to Mission students in a variety of ways. 
Books, journals, videos, and other library items are available to borrow from the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus libraries.  Students can search the UFV Library Catalogue for items, and then place a hold with the preferred pickup location. Students will have the option to have items held for them in Abbotsford or Chilliwack, or to have materials transferred by courier to the Mission campus registration office for pickup. They will be able to return items to the book return bin located on the Mission campus.
Students may contact the library by phone or e-mail, or use the Askaway chat reference service.
Librarians will continue to provide instructional sessions for Mission classes.
Journal articles will be delivered electronically via email. Students will have the option to have books and videos held for them in Abbotsford or Chilliwack, or to have materials transferred by courier to the Mission campus registration office for pickup.
UFV Library research databases, e-books, and online journals will continue to be available from all campuses as well as off-campus.
Library staff will work with faculty to create electronic reading lists wherever possible.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Patti Wilson
University Librarian (Interim)

Now You Can Book Group Study Rooms Online

Over the summer, the library transitioned from a paper to an online system for booking group study rooms! You can book both Chilliwack and Abbotsford library group study rooms this way. All the same rules apply. Log in using your student ID and password. Simple.

Check it out!

Posted by Brenda

Need a campus card?

Click here for the campus card/student id schedule and location.

Posted by Diane

Monday, September 16, 2013

Usual Hours on Wednesday

UFV will be marking the Indian Residential School Day of Learning on Wednesday, September 18th. The libraries will be open as usual. The Chilliwack and Abbotsford libraries both have several displays in place to mark this event. Stop by and check them out this week!

Monday, September 9, 2013

Access to SpringerLink Restored

Were you having difficulty accessing SpringerLink materials? Springer has repaired the problem and access has been be restored. However if you continue to experience difficulty, please report it to

Posted by Diane