Library Cards for Staff

UBC Staff

  • Your UBC staff ID card is your Library card
  • You need a valid card to borrow Library materials and access online resources and services
  • Eligible staff hold active appointments with and are paid by UBC
  • Obtain your card from the UBC Carding Office
  • Certain units on campus are ineligible for UBCcards at this time (look under “Staff Appointments” on the drop down menu) and should apply for or renew library cards at Koerner Library. For further information, call 604-822-1443

 

UBCO Staff

  • Apply to UBCO Student and Information Services for your UBC Staff ID card

 

UBC Appointed Hospital Staff

  • Eligible staff hold active appointments with and are paid by UBC
  • Library privileges are equivalent to those for UBC staff
  • Obtain your card from the UBC Carding Office

 

Non-UBC Appointed Hospital Staff

  • Eligible Non-UBC appointed Hospital Staff work at one of the following UBC affiliated teaching hospitals:
    • BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital
    • St. Paul’s Hospital
    • Vancouver General Hospital
    • UBC Hospitals
  • Library privileges include:
    • Borrowing books, but not Course Reserve items and some videos
    • Full use of Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan services
    • Access to licensed databases from library workstations (no remote access)
  • When applying for your library card, please bring one piece of government issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s licence or passport) and your Hospital ID badge. Eligible staff must apply at the following locations:
    • UBC Hospital eligible staff may apply at Woodward Library.
    • St. Paul’s eligible staff may apply at Woodward Library or Biomedical Branch Library
    • VGH eligible staff may apply at the Biomedical Branch Library
    • BC Children’s and Women’s eligible staff may apply at the BCCW Learning Commons

 

Did you know?

  • Retired staff continue to use their UBCcard to borrow materials and access library resources and services
  • UBC staff planning to use libraries at other universities may be eligible to access the institution’s library resources free of charge through reciprocal borrowing arrangements
  • Lost and stolen cards can be reported online