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Library Operations

Library Hours of Operation & Online Research Help Hours

The MSVU Library & Archives team is pleased to welcome all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members to campus.

Visit the Library & Archives Guide to Resources & Services for a full list of our services & resources.


Research Help Hours


Monday - Thursday
Saturday (beginning October 8th)
Email 10am - 4pm 10am - 4pm 12 - 4pm
In-person drop-in 10am - 2pm 10am - 2pm 12 - 4pm
In-person research appointment 10am - 7pm 10am - 1pm 12 - 4pm
Online research appointment 10am - 7pm 10am - 1pm  
Exceptions: Research Help services are closed Monday, October 10th.


Research Appointments

Meet for advice on defining your topic, developing your research strategy, or locating and using subject-specific sources. 

Research Appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance. 

Online Research Appointments

Online appointments will be held on Microsoft Teams or BB Collaborate. You will receive a link to your appointment before the appointment is to begin.

On-Campus Research Appointments

Please check in at the Library front desk no more than 5 minutes before your appointment is to begin. This is not a drop-in service.


If you need to make a short notice on-campus appointment cancellation, please contact us at, or call 902-457-6250.

Archives Appointments

Visits to the Archives are available by appointment only.  If you are planning to do research at the MSVU Archives, please contact the Archives at or 902-457-6402.

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