September 2017
Fall/Winter Library Hours 
Monday–Thursday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Large Lab Hours
Monday–Friday 7:00 am to 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Contact Us
College of the Rockies – Library Services
Box 8500, 2700 College Way
Cranbrook, BC
V1C 5L7, Canada
circdesk@cotr.bc.ca
Tel: 250-489-8294 or 1-877-489-2687 x.3294
Fax: 250-489-8256
library@cotr.bc.ca
Visit us online at library.cotr.bc.ca

Student Photo ID
Come see the library circulation desk to
get your Student Photo ID for Fall 2017. Eligible, full time students also receive a U-PASS on the back of their student card. The pass allows holders unlimited access to the Cranbrook transit system and free access to public swimming at Western Financial Place.
Inquire about the U-PASS at Registration.
Reference Desk
The reference desk is located inside the library and is open Monday–Friday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Reference staff can provide students with research and referencing help. The reference desk can also help you locate items in the library or online.
Library Account
– Borrow library resources
– Check resource due dates
– Renew library items online
– Check for library fines
– Put holds on resources
User name (User ID) – 7 digit student number with the prefix “c” in front (i.e. c1234567)
Password (temporary) – same as User name (i.e. c1234567)
Network Account
– Access Student Portal and webmail
– Access college computers
– Access library databases and electronic resources
– Moodle login
User name (User ID) – 7 digit student number with the prefix “c” in front (i.e. c1234567)
Password (temporary) – same as User name (i.e. c1234567)
Student Print Account

All students are allocated a $30.00 print account at the start of each

semester. Printing cost is .10 cents per page black and white.

Please see the Student Help Desk with any computer or network issues.
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AskAway – Online Research Help
From Monday, September 18th to Friday, December 8th chat online with post-secondary library professionals for assistance with research-related questions.
Hours are Sunday to Thursday 11:00 am-10:00 pm and Friday and Saturday 12:00 pm-6:00 pm
WriteAway – Online Writing Help
From Monday, September 18th to Wednesday, December 8th College of
the Rockies’ students can submit their writing for free feedback from highly trained online tutors. Tutors will review up to three drafts of a student paper. Tutors provide strategies and resources to help students improve their writing.
Students can submit work online, any time, and can generally expect to receive feedback within 48 hours. Create a WriteAway account and get started by visiting https://etutoring.bccampus.ca/login.cfm?institutionid=5&returnPage=
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