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ICICS/Computer Science Reading Room

NEW: Starting in August, authorized users will be able to access the Reading Room 24/7.
Staffed opening hours, will also resume.

Get live virtual assistance during our Zoom drop-in hours:

Friday, September 17 from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, September 21 from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Friday, October 1 from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

More information on assistance, access, hours

Our course reserve list  [pdf] includes textbooks which are available for loan, by request, as well as some online resources. A new course reserve list for Fall term 1 is now available.

Please contact us to request materials for campus mail delivery or pickup at UBC.

Need to return Reading Room material? More information here

What we offer

The ICICS/CS Reading Room provides dedicated, in-house information resources and assistance for the Department of Computer Science and the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems:


The ICICS/CS Reading Room has two part-time staff to help you:

  • Bernice Koh, Reading Room Coordinator
  • Nobu Kawaguchi, Reading Room Assistant

Contact Us

Mailing address:

ICICS/Computer Science Reading Room
262 - 2366 Main Mall
Vancouver, B.C.
V6T 1Z4


Our monthly newsletter [pdf] includes announcements, new books and new journals.

Our Facebook page includes book reviews, stories and links.

Our Twitter feed includes new books, journal issues, articles and notices.

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