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From borrowing materials, booking study rooms and exploring our collections, services at the Beryl Ivey Library are designed to assists our students, faculty and staff both inside and outside the classroom.

Book a Study Room

We have two study rooms available for Brescia students. Study rooms and equipment may be booked at any time within the current semester for a maximum of three hours per group, per day. Only Brescia students are able to book study rooms at the Beryl Ivey Library.

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Technology Loan

Bresica's library has a number of items available for borrowing by Brescia students, faculty, and staff. All equipment must remain on the Brescia campus and is available on a first-come basis.

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Brescia has a variety of borrowing timelines and policies for our community including reading, audio visuals and reference materials.

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Print, Copy, Scan

Brescia offers simple printing, copying and scanning services in Beryl Ivey Library for students through their Western ID.

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Dive into the Beryl Ivey Library’s collection! All students, faculty and staff have access to print and electronic resources by using your Western One Card.

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Suggest a Title

If there is an item you would like to see in the Beryl Ivey Library collection, please let us know.

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Recreational Reading

The Beryl Ivey Library collects current bestsellers and a wide variety of genres, including: wellness, non-fiction, mystery/thriller, romance and more! Our recreational reading collection is enjoyed by our Brescia community, and those of Western Libraries and affiliate libraries.

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Course Readings

The Course Readings Service is a personalized service for making supplemental course material available. It helps students save money and get easy access to readings. Login to Course Readings with your Western ID.

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Wellness Resources

The Beryl Ivey Library hosts Wellness Awareness activities each month to provide students with support and resources throughout the year. 

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EDI-D Content

This space has been created to share online EDI-D resources from the library, as well as websites and audiovisual resources that may contribute to the Brescia community’s learning and unlearning journey.

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