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COVID-19 Guide to Library Services and Resources: Library Services


The College is working with the Provincial Government to determine when the College and its services will be safe to re-open for patrons and NLC staff. Until then, the Library remains physically closed for the foreseeable future; however, we are here to support you online.

Temporary Hours & Services

Library staff are working remotely to provide online service and support to students & staff with research, citations, assistance in using the Library’s website & services, online catalogue, databases, the Internet, and other information needs.

Our online services and resources continue without any interruption.

Library hours for service by NLC Library staff remotely: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday. 

Askaway Virtual Chat hours are below.


Library Home Page

Email:  Dawson Creek:            Fort St. John:

Dawna Turcotte, Regional Librarian:

AskAway - Virtual Chat
AskAway Hours: May 18th - July 5th:   Monday to Thursday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm,  Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sunday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Off Campus Login Access

Students: 7 digit student number                    Faculty & Staff:  Library barcode number

Problems logging in: Contact Dawna Turcotte, Regional Librarian by email:

Borrowing and Lending Materials

Until Further Notice:

Physical Materials:

  • All lending and borrowing of all physical library materials is unavailable at this time.
  • If you have an overdue book, you may return the book to the book bin outside the Dawson Creek or Fort St. John campus libraries. Alternately, you may hold onto the item until the libraries reopen.
  • Fines for overdue materials are eliminated at this time.

Article Requests:

  • Place requests for electronic journal articles. 

Library Resources

Electronic library resources:  available 24/7.  Access our e-books, journal & magazine articles & streaming films.

Use the OneSearch tab on our Library Home page to search 30 databases at once.

All of our 95 individual databases (free and NLC access only) are accessible on the A-Z List of Databases.

Access the following Guides:

How To Guides Citation Guides Subject Guides Copyright Guide ‚Äč


Information Subject to change