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Location: Athabasca, Alberta,Canada (about 150 km / 90 miles north of Edmonton).

Belief: That AU Library enhances academic success by providing library services and resources to its users.

To maintaining excellent service in providing information and resource materials to support the information needs of the Library user groups.

Collection: The collection is made up of over 150,000 books and audio-visual items, more than 200,000 e-books and online access to approximately 65,000 journals. The collection has been developed primarily for two purposes:

  • to support courses and programming
  • to support research in distance education

AU Library houses The Reverand Edward Checkland Collection, one of the finest collections of materials on the subject of distance education.

Students may communicate with AU Library through any of these contact methods.
Your comments are welcome; please send them via e-mail to Elaine Fabbro (

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