Ask a Librarian

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NorQuest Library is dedicated to teaching students how to find and choose the most appropriate resources for assignments. We will help you do this efficiently, saving you valuable time.

Feel free to drop by the Information Desk if you have a question about your assignment or need help finding books and information.


Are you a new user of the NorQuest Library? Have a look at our NorQuest Library Basics guide to learn how to do things like access databases, renew your checked out items, and more.

Tools, technology, and support available for students:
  • Books, magazines, audiobooks, DVDs and more
  • Digital content: e-books, articles, online video
  • Quiet study, media rooms
  • Citation help: APA and MLA


Make a Request

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The Library collection includes print and audiovisual materials, ebooks, online video and databases. You may request to have something considered for addition to the library collection.


Use the form on this page to request the following:

  • Reserves (various items available for 3 hour use)
  • Suggest a Purchase
  • Others (tell us your request)


Tools, technology, and support available:
  • Books, magazines, audiobooks, DVDs and more
  • Digital content: e-books, articles, online video
  • Quiet study, media rooms
  • Citation help: APA and MLA


Library Instruction Requests

The library is an essential part of the NorQuest Community, providing innovation and excellence in the delivery of library services and resources both face-to-face and at a distance. We champion the development of information literacy skills in our diverse college community.

The NorQuest College librarians are:

Librarians provide library instruction to develop the research and information literacy skills of students. Instruction can be presented in your classroom - online or in person. We will teach your students about research skills, library resources, or we can work with you to create a customized session. Each program area has a liaison librarian that is your first point of contact regarding instruction.

Librarian Instruction Liaison Librarians by Program


Use our& Self-Guided Tour to help your students learn about our space!

Self-Guided TourLibrary Tour for LINC students - CLB 3 - 5


See below for further resources for faculty.

Library Tutorials

Our library tutorials have been designed so students can learn on their own. Link to them in Moodle or show them in class. 

Faculty Support

Visit our Library Services for Faculty guide for complete information on our services for faculty.


Open Educational Resources (OER)

OER content is adaptable, accessible, and reduces resource costs for learners. Librarians can help with locating OER for your classes with our Content Curation Service.

Academic Integrity Orientation Course

Sign yourself up for the Academic Integrity course, created by the Office of Student Judicial Affairs. Please note that the course is not offered during Summer Term.


Tutorial & Academic Coaching Services

Need extra help understanding course material, developing reading and writing skills, or fine-tuning your study strategies? Friendly and experienced tutor-coaches are available to help! Tutorial and Coaching Services are free for all NorQuest students, and available online or in-person.

Visit the Tutorial & Academic Coaching Services website


Writing Centre

Writing Centre

The Writing Centre is a place where our students can build their skills and become more confident, independent writers.

Do you need help:

  • generating or clarifying ideas?
  • writing a thesis statement or organizing your essay?
  • using appropriate grammar and sentence structure?
  • doing research?
  • using proper citation and formatting a reference page?
  • revising and editing your work?

We offer:

  • In-person Drop-in sessions around campus
  • Online appointments for students taking their course online/distance or who are at a regional campus
  • Drop-in workshops on topics such as: APA citation, how to paraphrase, and tips for reading academic articles

Writing Centre Services

View the Writing Centre's full page to discover more about Drop-in schedule, resources, workshops, etc.

Learn more about the Writing Centre