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The NSCAD Library is Atlantic Canada’s only library dedicated to fine arts, craft, and design. It houses an extensive collection of print and media resources, online databases, and special collections to support learning in all subjects taught at NSCAD.

NSCAD Library Catalogue: Quick Link

Library and Visual Resources Collection (VRC) Hours

Library Hours
Visual Resources Collection (VRC) Hours

Summer Hours:

Monday May 7- Friday August 17 

Monday - Friday: 9am to 6pm

Closed weekends

Summer Hours:

Generally open Monday - Thursday: 9am to 5pm

Fridays and weekends: Closed

Contact if you need assistance

The VRC is located on the 3rd floor of Duke Campus

*Please note that both libraries are closed on holidays


Vinyl Collection Listening Series

Join the NSCAD Library for a spring listening series dedicated to exploring the NSCAD Vinyl Collection!  The series will be taking place every Tuesday in May and June between 12-1pm in the Visual Resources Collection space (Third floor off the elevator of Duke Campus), starting Tuesday May 1st. For more information, to view the catalogue, and make requests for the series visit the vinyl collection guide.

Library Vinyl Listening Series

Search NSCAD Course and Library Guides

Using this link you can search all NSCAD Library and course guides. To find a course guide, try your instructor's last name, or course code such as AHIS 2020 as keyword.

Search NSCAD Library Guides

Where to Find Us

Library Staff - Contact Us

Circulation Desk
(902) 494 8196

Janice Fralic-Brown
Supervisor of Circulation

(902) 494 8229 phone

Detta Morrison-Phillips
Interlibrary Loans/Serials Technician

(902) 494-8255 phone

Lelland Reed
Collections and Systems Librarian

(902) 494-8181 phone

Sadie Richards
Library Technician - Cataloguer

(902) 494-8182 phone

Rebecca Young
Director of Library Services (University Librarian)

(902) 444-7212 phone

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