Beryl Ivey Library

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We are working as quickly as possible to fix links that are broken as a result of the move to Omni, your new academic search tool. If the resource you need does not work in Omni, use E-Journals or Databases to navigate the resource. Please contact if you have difficulty locating an item.

New to Omni? Visit the Omni Search Help Guide


Virtual Library Services
As of 5:00 PM on Tuesday, March 17th, the Beryl Ivey Library will be closed to the public until further notice. However, the Library Team is still here to help! Get in touch with us by email, phone, or fill in our call-back form.

We are committed to supporting our community in the transition to online learning. We have virtual resources and services for both Students and Faculty.

Please note that if you have items borrowed from the Library, it is not necessary for you to return materials to campus at this time. We do not charge fines on general material. We will waive fines on other material when it is able to be returned. The Beryl Ivey Library print collection will not be available until the library re-opens. All currently registered students, faculty, and staff continue to have access to online collections via the library website.

Research Help with a Librarian
Need some assistance with your research? We offer one-on-one appointments that can be set up through our Book-A-Librarian Form. Alternatively, you can email us at You can meet with a librarian by phone or Zoom.

Meet Omni: Your New Academic Search Tool
Omni is here!
Your access to library collections just increased by millions of items thanks to Omni, the new academic search tool that brings together the collections of 14 partner institutions.

The Beryl Ivey Library, together with our affiliated library partners at Western University, Huron University College, and Kings University College, is excited to introduce Omni, a search tool that will give you fast and easy access to a vast collection of diverse print and digital, high-quality, academic research resources. With Omni, you’ll be able to broaden the scope of your research projects and reach your research goals with ease and confidence. To find out more, please visit our Omni page.

Submit Course Readings for Summer 2020 term
We are currently accepting Course Reading materials for Summer 2020. Send us your syllabus for start to finish service or request individual items. To get started, visit or email Jordan Bulbrook at for any questions.

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