Loan Periods

Books & print material

undergraduate, community borrowers, alumni

2 weeks

Books & print material

graduate students

8 weeks

Books & print material

faculty members

term loan

DVDs & media

all borrowers

3 days

All materials may be renewed if there are no holds on the item. The X̱wi7x̱wa book return is located outside the front door. X̱wi7x̱wa library materials may be returned at any UBC campus library. Overdue fines are $1.00 per day per item.

The X̱wi7x̱wa Library, and all UBC libraries, are open to the public.

At Koerner Library, Alumni Borrower Library cards are available, and Community Borrower Library cards are available for purchase. NITEP students may activate UBC Library distance borrower privileges from a NITEP Field Centre.

New: Aboriginal Community Borrower cards are now available. Visit the website for more information (please select the Aboriginal Community tab).

Materials circulate on the UBC Library circulation system which offers online renewals and holds to patrons. To renew by telephone, call 604-822-8738.

Book a Film

Xwi7xwa offers Media Bookings. This is a service that allows a borrower to request that a specific VHS or DVD be available for a specific date in the future. Faculty and students are welcome to request Media Bookings for classroom lectures or presentations. Please fill out our online form below to make a booking.

Media Booking

UBC students, faculty and staff may pre-book media for classroom use on specific dates using this form. Items will be charged to patron account 1 week before preferred show date when this form is used and will be due the day after showing. A confirmation email will be sent to the email address provided. If you have any questions or need more immediate assistance securing a DVD please contact:

Tamis Cochrane
Access Services Assistant
Xwi7xwa Library

  • DVD, VHS, kit, etc...
  • In case item is not available for preferred show date