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NorQuest Library Basics

A guide to accessing and using library resources for online students.

NorQuest students are able to access resources online with their library accounts.  Find answers below to some common questions about how to use your library account, and access resources. 

For more detailed information on how to use online resources, logging in, or citation help please click on the other tabs above.

Library Material Access for Distance/Regional students

Yes, we can still mail your books to you. If you live outside the Greater Edmonton Area, you may request items to be mailed to you through Canada Post (return label included). Email the library to make your request.

Reserve materials (currently used textbooks) are not available for loan.

EPL L-Pass Logo and Link

Your NorQuest Student ID can be your ticket to Edmonton Public Library (EPL) membership through the L-Pass. If you don’t have an EPL membership, you can get it now, by clicking on the L-Pass image above and completing the form.

If you already have an EPL membership you can still choose to use your NorQuest ID Card as your public library card, your accounts will be merged. EPL membership is a privilege of access that includes digital resources, books, music, audio books, programming and a multitude of services. Join today! Click here for Frequently Asked Questions about the L-Pass.

Please note that if you are no longer a NorQuest student and you do not live in Edmonton, access to EPL resources may be limited to physical items only. If this is the case, contact your local public library for assistance on using their resources.

NorQuest Student Bookstore - Purchasing Information

To purchase your textbooks for your classes, you can order online with the NorQuest Student Bookstore. Your order will be delivered to you. All items must be ordered and purchased online - no in-person transactions will be permitted.  

The Bookstore's flat-rate shipping costs are: free shipping within Edmonton, $10 for around Edmonton (Sherwood Park, Fort Sask., St, Albert, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Nisku, Leduc, and Beaumont), and $20 for elsewhere in Alberta and the rest of Canada.

Contact (preferred contact method) OR 780-644-6200 for questions or assistance.