Algonquin College - Library

Faculty & Staff

Information and resources from the Library

My Library Card/Account

Your Library Account/Card will permit you to:

  • borrow material from the Library.
  • access the digital resource collections off campus.
  • renew print books and CDs.
  • place holds on books and CDs.
  • borrow from other libraries.

Note: You are required to apply for a Library account.

Your Library Card

Your AC Card will act as your Library card. Once you have an active Library account, use your AC Card to borrow from the library on campus.

AC Card information:

You will need to log in to access Library digital resource collections from off campus, and to access your Library account in the Library catalogue.

Your login and PIN for your library account will be in the following format:

  • Login – your staff number. E.g. 000012345
  • PIN – The last 4 digits of your staff number. E.g. 2345

Are you having problems accessing the resources?

  • Did you work for Algonquin in the past?  Your account will need to be reactivated. Please fill out the Library account/card form.
  • Are you working with the College in a contract or part-time capacity? Your account is only active for the time that you are employed by the college. Please provide the Library with proof of employment to have your account access extended.
  • Are you searching Library resources from off campus while using the VPN? The VPN conflicts with the Library account. Please close the VPN and begin your session in a new browser.
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Getting an Account or Reporting a Problem

You can apply for a Library Account at your campus library or by filling out the following form: Get a Library Account or Report a Problem with your Library Account.

You can also use this form to report any problems you are experiencing with your Library account.