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Delivering timely service and evidence-informed resources to people in BC and Yukon facing cancer, and those involved in oncology care or research.
Public & Patients

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Please visit our Regional Centre Libraries page for information about local library service availability and hours.

Collections & Borrowing

Search our online catalogue to find books, videos, ebooks, and audio material held in any of our six locations. 

Information Requests
If you live in BC or Yukon, you can request cancer information from the BC Cancer Library. Choose to have your information sent to you by mail or email, or pick it up in person at the cancer centre nearest to you. 

Questions? Contact a regional librarian by phone or in person for more information.


The library provides pathfinders, which are lists of some of our books, ebooks, pamphlets, support services and recommended websites.

BC Cancer Staff

Services for BC Cancer Staff and Physicians

The BC Cancer Library offers library and information services, including document delivery, literature searches, individual and group training, online access to evidence-based resources and tools, and much more to all BC Cancer staff and physicians.  Explore what we can do for you and your patients in our newest infographic or contact your local librarian for individual assistance. 

Staff members are encouraged to refer patients to the library, and have them contact the library through or our the Information Request Form.

Staff Guide Resources

Our Staff Guide website provides BC Cancer staff access to a wealth of online practice and evidence-based medicine tools and information resources. Find topic guides and online resources such as ejournals, ebooks, RefWorks, and online databases - including Medline, CINAHL, PsycINFO, Natural Medicines, Lexicomp, the Cochrane Database, and more.  

Staff must be using a network computer or Citrix (if working remotely) in order to access most of the online database eresources.   Contact the Library or visit the Staff Guide to obtain information about offsite access.

The library's Document Delivery service is also available to help you obtain journal articles, books, book chapters or other resources.

Collections & Borrowing

Visit the  library's online catalogue to find and obtain access to books, e-books, print journals and media held in all the BC Cancer library locations. 

Contact the library to register for a library card. For more information on borrowing, check out our General Borrowing Policies

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