|Campus Library||ILL Email||Canadian Library Symbol||Lending Policies|
|Ottawa Campus Libraryfirstname.lastname@example.org||OOAC||Canadian Library Directory Entry|
|Pembroke Campus Libraryemail@example.com||OPEMAC||Canadian Library Directory Entry|
|Perth Campus Libraryfirstname.lastname@example.org||OPAC||Canadian Library Directory Entry|
Interlibrary loans are the method by which library patrons of Algonquin College can access material that supports their learning and research goals that is not held in the Algonquin College library collection. Students and faculty may request items held by libraries located in Ottawa, Ontario or Canada.
How do I request an interlibrary loan?
How long do interlibrary loan requests take?
How long can I keep interlibrary loan material?
Can interlibrary loan materials be renewed?
Are there costs associated with interlibrary loan services?
What are the fines and replacement costs for interlibrary loan material?
1. Which libraries issue SmartLibrary cards?
The following libraries issue SmartLibrary cards:
2. How can I get a SmartLibrary card?
If you are a member of one of the lending libraries listed above, you can visit the library and ask for a free SmartLibrary card. To obtain a SmartLibrary card, you must be at least 16 years of age.
3. My SmartLibrary card expired. How do I renew it?
You can renew your expired card at the library where it was issued.
4. Can I lend/share my SmartLibrary card with others?
No. The card was issued under your name and only you are entitled to use it.
5. Where do I return my books?
All borrowed materials must be returned directly to the library where it was borrowed.
6. What happens if I am late in returning my books?
Card members are responsible for all the materials they borrow and any fines or charges that result from its use. Late fees will vary in accordance with the library.
7. Can other libraries join the SmartLibrary group?
SmartLibrary welcomes interest from other libraries in the National Capital Region. For more information, please contact us.
Direct Borrowing Agreement – Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology (CAAT) Libraries
|Northern Region||Central Region||Western Region||Eastern Region|
AC Library users (current students, staff and faculty) can make an interlibrary loan request at the link above.
Principles of Agreement
College staff, faculty or students may borrow in person from any Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology Library with the following provisions: