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In-person Research Help

NIC library staff can assist you with your research - simply drop in and ask! Click HERE for library hours of operation.


Comox Valley Research Desk

The Comox Valley library offers scheduled research desk hours where you can drop-in or pre-book.


Can't Make It To The Library? No Problem!

If you can't drop by the library there are several other ways to receive research help.

  • You can Email your questions (
  • You can Phone any campus library and ask research questions
  • You can chat with a librarian using AskAway (the chat box on the right side of this page).

Online Research Help

Research Guides

These guides contain resources including books, databases, and online materials that are relevant to a specific subject. Some examples are the Business Guide, Nursing Guide, and Culinary Guide. Click HERE for a list of all research guides.

Online Research Tutorials

The library has created an interactive online tutorial that explains each step of the research process.

Chat with a Librarian!


Library Contact Info and Hours