Library Services

Holiday Break

Thompson Rivers University, including the TRU Library, will be closed for the winter break as of noon on Friday, December 24, 2021 and will reopen on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.

The last day that library materials will be shipped out before the Winter Break begins is Friday, December 17th. Copies of articles/book chapters can be shipped out until Thursday, December 23rd.

The library's 1-800 number (1-800-663-1699) and email ( will be monitored until noon on Tuesday, December 24th.

Any requests received after these dates will be processed in the new year.

Please plan your library research accordingly.

Happy holidays!

TRU Library’s Open Learning Library Services

Students taking OL courses are supported through Distance, Regional and Open Learning (DROL) Services. This department offers extensive resources for students studying at a distance, including online resources, interlibrary loans, and more.

TRU's library collection offers over 250,000 books, 51,000 ebooks, 13,000 videos, 30,000 periodicals, 90 article databases, and an extensive collection of government documents, pamphlets, microforms and audiovisual materials. Resources and services are accessible online as well as by email, phone, fax, mail or in person.

Learn how to access your account, request materials (from the TRU library or another university library) or get help with your research on the Library Services website.

Are you new to TRU Library? Review Library Research 101 – Doing Research at a Distance, which can help you find books and resources, request items, properly cite your sources, and more.

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