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Services - Borrowing

General Information

Mount Royal University Library (library symbol: ACMR, OCLC symbol: CNMTR) participates in lending and document delivery with other libraries and institutions.

What we lend:

  • Books from our Main Collection and Curriculum Collection
  • Music scores
  • Music CDs
  • Journal issues
  • DVD & VHS videos (depending on license terms and demand) 
    • Video loans are usually one week from receipt.  Please return using a courier (Canadian libraries please return using Canada Post)
  • Microfilm
    • decisions for microfilm loans are made on a case by case basis

Not for loan:

  • Items in ‘English as an Additional Language’ (EAL) Collection, kits/toys/mixed media items from the Curriculum Collection, reference, e-resources and reserves

Requests

Delivery

  • Copies are emailed as PDFs attachments or via Article Exchange if large file size or secure delivery is required by licence terms.
  • Loans in Canada are shipped using Alberta Government Courier or Canada Post
  • Loans internationally are shipped using United Parcel Service (UPS) or DHL.
    • Borrowing Library is responsible for any and all custom duties incurred at their country's border. Mount Royal will not be responsible for these expenses
  • If you require rush shipping, please provide courier and account information.

Payment

For requests made via OCLC, IFM is preferred; otherwise we accept IFLA voucher or will invoice annually (cycle is April 1-March 31). 

Invoices can be paid by Visa / MasterCard, cheque, EFT, and online banking.

Mailing Address

Mount Royal University Library 
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW 
Calgary, AB T3E 6K6 
Canada