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Marine Engineering / Nautical Sciences: Welcome to BMC Library

BMC Library Survey - Results!

In March 2024, we surveyed BMC staff and students for the most popular marine and nautical apps. Here were the top 3 results!

  1. Navionics
  2. COLREGS / Rules of the Road
  3. MarineTraffic - Ship Tracking

Special mention: Seapilot

Thanks to everyone who submitted their recommended apps. The prize winner has been notified.

BMC Library

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North Vancouver, BC, V7M 1A5

Telephone: 604-453-4107


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How do I

How do I...

Log On to the Library Catalogue?

Students go to the Library catalogue.

Use your BCIT Email and BCIT password to login. 

Request a Print Book from the Library?

Students please place a hold online through the Library catalogue.

Search for your book and when you find it, click Request in the top left corner.

Choose your pickup location from the drop down menu.

Hit Submit.

You will be notified of a pick up date/time when your request is ready. 

How do I Renew Library Materials?

Log on to the Library catalogue.

Click Return To Your Record at the top right.  Go to My List.

Check the items you want to renew. Click Renew All or Renew Marked.

Get my Student ID Card?

Students please submit a picture online via the online form:

When your ID card is ready, you will be notified of a scheduled date/time for pick up.

Forward myBCIT email to my personal email?

If you don’t check your myBCIT email regularly, maybe you're out to sea? We send overdue notifications to your myBCIT email, so, to avoid fines, you can forward to another email address.

To set your myBCIT mailbox to forward all email to another address by following these steps: