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The Library has Upgraded Some Student Group Study Rooms with New Tech

Some of our campus library group study rooms for students at Surrey, Richmond and Langley are equipped with new tech bling. Each of these rooms now has

  • Large LED wall screen
  • A KPU computer
  • HMDI cable set up to attach your laptop
  • Wireless instructions to connect your device
  • 4 headphone jacks (headphones can be borrowed from the Library Service/Equipment Counter)
  • 2 USB charging ports

To find these rooms at your campus, you will notice a new Tech Room designation beside the room number in the booking module.

We hope these upgrades facilitate student group work and study projects. After you use this space, we’d really appreciate hearing back from you if you found the equipment useful or if there is other equipment we could provide that would help facilitate your group project work. Just send us a quick note using the email form on our Ask Us page.


We've Gathered Together Some Black History Information Resources for You

February is Black History Month. Did you know the UN has also designated 2015-2024 the International Decade for People of African Descent?

Discover multimedia Library materials and web resources on the Black History Month feature page of the Library’s World History Guide.


APA Citation Lab for BIOL 1210 Students

Come to one of these drop in sessions to get help with your research and proper formatting of your catalase lab report using APA.

Location:              1st Floor Computer/Teaching Lab in the Surrey campus Library

Times:                   12:00-2:00pm

                                Monday February 10 or Tuesday February 11

Can’t wait until February 10th? The BIOL 1210 page of our Biology Subject Guide should help.


Changes for Logging into My Library Account and Placing Holds

Students/Employees: if you are not already logged into OneKPU, you will be prompted to login by entering your KPU ID Number (Banner ID) and Password.

Alumni, Lifetime & Community Borrowers: you will be prompted to login with your KPU Library Barcode and Password


AskAway Reopens for the Spring Semester January 13

Did you miss chatting live with a librarian for research and citation help?

The provincial AskAway chat reference service reopens at 9am on Monday January 13.

Not a keen chatter? You can also find text, email, phone and in-person research help options through the link below.

https://www.kpu.ca/library/services/askalibrarian


New to KPU? Our Guide Will Help!

The Library’s Welcome Guide for New Students includes our top 12 library tips and answers all the most frequently asked Library questions from KPU students. The answer to your question isn't there? We’re happy to help! Just Ask Us.


The New APA Citation Guide has Arrived!

The American Psychological Association recently published a new 7th edition of their Publication Manual. The Library’s APA guide now reflects these changes. You’ll find a video on the landing page that gives a brief overview of the major changes (with a link above to the text of the video). On that guide, you’ll also find a link to the Library’s updated APA handout. We will have the print Publication Manual and print copies of our handout available in the Library for the Spring Semester. 


Impact of Unpaid Library Fines and Overdue Material on Course Registeration and Withdrawal

Unpaid fines and/or overdue material can interfere with registering and withdrawing from courses. It may result in the withholding of transcripts, diplomas, certificates or citations and loss of Library privileges.

Please check My Library Account often to ensure a trouble free registration. If you have any questions please contact your library at

Cloverdale        (604) 598-6030

Langley             (604) 599-3204

Richmond         (604) 599-3111

Surrey               (604) 599-2103


Changes at the Library for Students

Starting September 2019, the Library will no longer be recalling items. Changes have also been made to our overdue fines, loan periods and renewals in order to support a healthier circulation of our library materials. Visit the Loans, Renewals & Returns for Students and the Overdues & Fines pages to learn more about the changes.