Welcome to the Dr. John Micallef Memorial Library

The Dr. John Micallef Memorial Library serves students and faculty of Corpus Christi College, St. Mark’s College, and B.C.’s Catholic community. We share an online catalogue with Vancouver School of Theology (VST).

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The Library is open!

Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Please note:
Library hours are subject to change. For updates, visit Library twitter account or check the form below.
You can also use the form to book an appointment with our staff.

If dates/times are greyed out, they are not available. If you have any questions or difficulties with the form, please contact us [email protected]

Online Resources and Frequently Asked Questions

Who can I talk to for help with library resources or my account?

For library assistance, please email[email protected] and check out our Guides and Help section for lots of helpful tips.

Are there online library resources can I use?

Yes. The Library provides a wide array of digital offerings. Listed below are some of the most popular options.

Anyone with a current St. Mark’s Library account can access e-books from our online catalogue,Theolog.

To set up your Theolog account:
• Go to ‘Sign In’ and use the ‘Set/Reset Password’ function
• Enter your St. Mark’s College Library card number
• You will receive email with a link to set your password
If you do not have a St. Mark’s Library card or have forgotten your card number, please contact us.

What resources can I access without a UBC card?

• See the Guides and Help section for a list of Open Access sites.

HathiTrust is a partnership of academic and research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.

Directory of Open Access Books is an online directory that indexes and provides access to academic, peer-reviewed books.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)gives access to high-quality, peer-reviewed journals which you can browse by subject or search by keyword. Subjects range from science to law to fine arts and everything in between.

Explore all open access content on Project Muse, a leading provider of humanities and social science content from a variety of distinguished university presses, societies, and related not-for-profit publishers.

JSTOR Open Access, is an important research database with thousands of articles and e-books you can access.

Points to the Past is a collection of primary sources, digitized historical content – maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, and much more.

• You can look for open access articles and journals on Google Scholar or other search engines.

• Public libraries: if you have a membership to your local public library, you will be able to access their e-books and databases. Be sure to check with your instructor whether the resource you are using is ‘academic’ and acceptable for your assignment. If you do not have an account, you can sign up online for a temporary membership.

• Check with your instructor for any suggestions they might have for sources.

I have a book due. What is your late fee policy now?

Overdue charges are $0.50 per item per day.
Materials can be returned anytime using the outdoor book drop beside the library front entrance.