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The First Nations University of Canada has libraries on its Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert (Northern) campuses that provide specialized print and e-resource collections and services to support the academic programs offered by the University. Materials may be borrowed by any FNUniv, University of Regina, Campion or Luther College student, staff or faculty member, as well as patrons with UREAD and public access privileges. 

E-Resources Collections

The FNUniv libraries, in partnership with the University of Regina Library, offer students, faculty, and staff on- and off-campus access to numerous electronic databases, and e-journals

Many e-resources are exclusive to FNUniv and University of Regina registered students, faculty, and staff. Login with an active student card (14-digit barcode) or UR Courses username and password.

Students will frequently utilize Google Scholar and the Online Cree Dictionary for course-related resources.

Regina Campus Library Collection

The Regina campus library maintains a collection of more than 41,000 items that include monographs, periodicals, newspapers, AV materials and microfiche/film materials. The library provides a Scanpro 2000 microfilm machine and a TV/DVD/VCR combo for in-library viewing of materials. 

The general collection supports the courses offered at the FNUniv Regina campus as well as ongoing academic research by faculty, graduate students, and others. The primary focus of the collection is the Indigenous peoples of North, South, and Central America. Areas of strength include Indigenous studies, languages and linguistics, communications, business administration, fine arts, education, math and science. 

The following collections are unique to the Regina library (TBC):

  1. Special Collections 
  2. School Collection 
  3. Eleanor Brass Collection 
  4. Stewart Raby Collection
  5. Indian History Film Project 
  6. Microform Collection 
  7. Indian Affairs RG10 Files

Saskatoon Campus Collection 

The Saskatoon campus library maintains a collection of more than 5,000 items that include monographs and audio-visual materials. 

The general collection supports the courses offered at the FNUniv Saskatoon campus as well as ongoing academic research by faculty, graduate students and others. The focus of the collection is the Indigenous people of North, South and Central America. Areas of strength include Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Social Work. 

FNUniv Saskatoon students have access to material from the FNUniv-Regina and FNUniv-Northern campus libraries as well as the University of Regina and its federated colleges. Please see library staff for ordering information. 

UREAD services are also available to Saskatoon campus students. 

Northern Campus Collection  

The Northern Campus library maintains a collection of over 13,000 items that include monographs, periodicals, newspapers and AV materials. The general collection supports the courses offered at the FNUniv Northern Campus as well as the University of Saskatchewan Nursing Education Program. The focus of the collection is the Indigenous people of North, South and Central America, with a specific focus on Canada’s north. Areas of strength include Indigenous Studies, a School Collection for Indigenous Education students, Social Work material, and Nursing material. 

Northern Campus students have access to material from the Regina and Saskatoon campus libraries, as well as the University of Regina and its federated colleges. Please see a library staff member for ordering information. 

UREAD services are also available to Northern Campus students. 

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