We are committed to service excellence in our delivery of resources, information literacy instruction and academic support. YTC Library actively supports the teaching and learning community at YTC by promoting the culture and languages of our five member nations. We are here to help you succeed!  

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  Our Mission

Yellowhead Tribal College (YTC) Library supports the mission of the college, which is to deliver accredited programs that meet the needs of its students and communities while nurturing First Nations culture and traditions.

YTC Library's mission is therefore to:

Support the program curricula of the College and provide information resources and recreational reading materials to YTC students, staff, and communities.

YTC Library's primary mandate is to collect and provide access to a diversity of materials in a variety of formats that support the academic programs and individual courses taught at the College. The Library also aims to serve the information and reading needs of the YTC communities (Alexis, Alexander, Enoch, Sunchild, and O'Chiese First Naitons) whose members may not have easy access to a public library. The Library is also developing an extensive Aboriginal Collection, which is available to YTC students, faculty, staff, Elders, and interested researches from outside the College community.

Our Collection Policy

Virtual Reference Policy



   Our Aboriginal collection:

Books, reference materials, journals, videos/DVDs, and aboriginal language resources.

   Our books and resources:

The humanities and social sciences, business, general sciences, education, and health, PLUS popular fiction and non-fiction books, graphic novels, newspapers (national, local, and First Nations), magazines, and community information resources. As a member of The Alberta Library (TAL) you can borrow items from many public, academic, and special libraries across Alberta and have them delivered to your preferred branch for pick-up!


   Our reference collection:

Dictionaries, directories, almanacs, atlases, and encyclopedias, many with an Aboriginal focus. 

   Our online databases:

Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library (LHCADL), & The First Nations Information Connection (FNIC) connect students to a growing collection of academic digital materials, on campus or from home. 

These databases contain: newspaper and magazine articles, encyclopedias, consumer reports, health information, radio and TV transcripts, maps, French language materials, digitized historical documents and photos, almanacs and dictionaries, recipes and restaurant reviews, and much more!


Students are encouraged to contact the Librarian to book reference appointments or to arrange one-on-one learning sessions. Please contact Nicole Palanuk at (780) 484-0303, ext 521 or email nicole.palanuk@ytced.ab.ca. YTC offers a series of workshops in the areas of student support and community education. Workshop fees apply to the general public. For further information concerning schedules, registration and fees, please contact our Student Advisor at 780-484-0303 ext. 508 or 1-877-983-3382.


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