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beryl ivey Library
Where knowledge begins and research thrives


COVID-19 Updates

The Library will re-open on Tuesday, September 7.  Before your first visit, please review our health and safety information on our COVID-19 Updates page.

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Library Announcements

We are pleased to announce that the library's course readings program is up and running for the 2021-2022 academic year. Visit and log in to get started. If you have any questions, please contact us at

Please visit our COVID-19 Updates page for information on Fall Library services. Please note our last day for contactless pickup is Friday, September 3. As of September 7, items for pickup will be available at the Service Desk.

Brescia students, faculty, and staff can now use Omni to access a province-wide collection of 23.5 million physical items from 16 participating universities. Place a request directly in Omni, wait for the pickup notification, and borrow the item for 120-days.

We continue to offer Virtual Library Services! We are ready and available to support students, faculty, and staff in teaching, learning, research, and scholarship.

Our Library is on Instagram! We're excited to connect with you. Follow us: @brescialibrary


Key Contacts

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    Beryl Ivey Library

    General Inquiries
    Tel: 519.432.8353 ext.28250
    Office: Beryl Ivey Library

  • Jordan Bulbrook

    Jordan Bulbrook

    Public Services Librarian 
    Tel: 519.432.8353 x .28076
    Office: Beryl Ivey Library

  • Alicia Calkins

    Alicia Calkins

    Access Services Coordinator
    Tel: 519.432.8353 x28143
    Office: Beryl Ivey Library

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    CJ Nyssen

    Service Desk Coordinator 
    Tel: 519.432.8353 x.28250
    Office: Beryl Ivey Library

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