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Reciprocal Borrowing Programs

1. In-person borrowing between the University of Saskatchewan (UofS), the University of Regina (UofR) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic.

Faculty members, staff, and students in good standing at the UofS, the UofR and Saskatchewan Polytechnic may borrow up to a maximum of 25 items from participating libraries.  They may also return borrowed items to any participating library.

How?  Present your current library card from your home institution at the library you would like to borrow materials from.  Library staff will confirm your eligibility and issue you with a public access card.

Please refer to the Memorandum of Understanding Reciprocal Borrowing Program University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, and Sask Polytech for more information.

2. In-person borrowing between the University of Regina (UofR) and Briercrest College.

Faculty members, staff, and students in good standing at the UofR and Briercrest College may borrow up to a maximum of 25 items from participating libraries.  They may also return borrowed items to any participating library.

How?  Present your current library card from your home institution at the library you would like to borrow materials from.  Library staff will confirm your eligibility and issue you with a public access card.

Please refer to the Memorandum of Understanding Reciprocal Borrowing Program University of Regina, and Briercrest College for more information.

3. In-Person Borrowing at Other Canadian University Libraries

For students, faculty and staff traveling in other cities or provinces who would like to access the resources and services of other university libraries, reciprocal borrowing programs are in effect.

If you are a...

Graduate student, faculty member or staff, you can borrow books when visiting other university libraries across Canada. Participating Libraries

Undergraduate student, you can borrow books from most university libraries. The exceptions are Quebec Universities, the University of Toronto and the Ontario College of Art and Design. Participating Libraries

How?

  1. Before leaving, get a COPPUL Card from the Library Help Desk in the Dr. John Archer Library before you leave
    On-campus students, faculty and staff need to present their library card.
    Off-campus students may contact UREAD (Education at a Distance) to receive a card.
  2. You may want to contact the library that you will be visiting to obtain information about privileges prior to your departure.
  3. Present the COPPUL card at the circulation desk of the library you are visiting in order to set up your library privileges.

Please refer the Canadian University Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement for more information.

February 13, 2014