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ECU Library Collections: Books

Describes different collections available at ECU Library


The Library's collection is composed of approximately 60,000 books. Collection development focuses on supporting research, creative practice and curricular activities occurring across the University with a specialized focus on art, design + media related works.

The book collection, located on both the 1st and 2nd floor of the library, is primarily a circulating book collection. A rotating selection of new books are on display near the display case by the front door.

We encourage your comments and recommendations for collection development. Please use the Library's suggestion box located at the circulation desk, or send an email to

Get help

Visit the reference desk or schedule an appointment with a reference librarian to discuss your research. See Contact the Library page for details.

Contact Us       604-844-3840        South Building Emily Carr University Library 1400 Johnston St., Granville Island Vancouver, BC