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Library faculty services

Librarians provide a range of services to support teaching, learning, and research.

Library services at a glance

  • 2 campus libraries - the Lansdowne Library & Learning Commons is located in the Alan Batey building; the Interurban Library is located on the 3rd floor of the Liz Ashton Campus Centre

  • librarians and support staff ready to assist

  • research education classes linked to class curriculum or assignments to help develop and build information literacy skills

  • online subject guides to many disciplines or specific courses

  • thousands of e-journals in fulltext

  • over 100,000 e-books

  • dozens of databases to locate information on any topic

  • borrowing - use your College ID card

Scholarly databases

Databases allow you to search for articles, images, statistics, and more by keyword, author, title, etc.

Take a look, if you don't see your discipline in our alphabetical subject list, let us know.

With the databases the library subscribes to, you have access to thousands of fulltext journals. Did you know you can set up journal or subject search alerts so that you're notified when new content is added to the database?

Looking for authoritative reviews?

Borrowing from the University of Victoria Library

As a Camosun College faculty member you are entitled to an Associate Library Card at the University of Victoria. This card entitles you to borrow from the circulating collection. Show the McPherson Circulation Desk staff your Camosun College Library/ID card to obtain the Associate Library card.

Access to electronic resources is not available with this card. However, you can visit the University of Victoria Library and request access on the day of your visit.

Library card / College ID

Upload your picture and choose where you want to pick-up. This card is your official Camosun College ID and your Camosun Library card. Provide library staff with your email address in order to receive courtesy notices about overdues and holds pickups. Find more information here.

Lansdowne Library & Learning Commons

The Lansdowne Library and Learning Commons is a collaborative space for students, staff and faculty. This is where collections and support services meet to provide an integrated service. Our building partners include:


Camosun College Library welcomes gifts of books, journals and other library materials that contribute to the growth and development of its collections. Donation of funds to support the purchase of collections are always welcomed and are coordinated through the Camosun College Foundation.