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Motive Power: Annacis Island Campus: Books & more

Resources for programs that train heavy-duty mechanics, transport trailer mechanics, diesel mechanics, commercial transportation mechanics, railway conductors and forklift operators.

Request book delivery to Annacis Island Campus

To request items from another campus Library, click 'request' in the item record.

Login with you BCIT credentials (full email address + password).

Select Annacis Island Campus for Pickup Location.

Click 'submit'.

Library Services

Off Campus Access

BCIT Catalogue Login

You can access e-books, e-journals and databases from home.

If you are a current student, faculty or staff member you can login using your MyBCIT or network login. Check our help sheet for tips.

You can also contact the Service Desk at 604-432-8370 or by email.


Browse the Collection


Use the box below to search the BCIT Library catalogue and find books, journals, reports, dvds, and other electronic resources related to your topic. Keyword searches are generally the most effective way to find materials in the Library

The asterisk is a wild card character (e.g. electric* will find electric, electrician, electrical, electricity...)

Use the Advanced Search page to limit for specific formats e.g. Change Material Type to either DVDs or Videorecordings or eBooks.

Subject searches can also be helpful. Here are some subject headings to get you started:

Research databases

Open Educational Resources in Trades

As noted in the webinar below, the OER community is "late to the party" regarding resources for Vocational Education and Trades.

However, there are still excellent resources available, with many more to come as this corner of Open continues to develop:

  • The Electric Academy, a Youtube channel hosted by Chad Flinn, provides Open videos on electrical theory.