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Services - Borrowing



Mount Royal University students, faculty and staff may borrow any item from the circulating collection - books, journals, magazines, DVDs, CDs and audiovisual equipment..

  • Your OneCard is your library card 
  • Material may be renewed online at your Library Account, by phone 403.440.6019, or in person at the Service Desk
    • Items may be renewed twice if there are no holds placed on them
    • Automatic renewals may be applied to main collection resources. If the item you borrowed isn’t requested by another user, the system may automatically extend your loan period (no more than twice). Renewal due dates can be found in your Library Account
    • Reserve and Media items must be renewed in person
  • Newspapers and reference materials may be used in-house only
  • Equipment, including laptops, are available to borrow at the Service Desk

Hold/Request an Item

Request, or place a "hold", on library items that are either loaned out to another borrower or available on the shelf. Holds may be placed the following ways:

  • Online, via the Library Account link in the library catalogue
  • In person at the Service Desk
  • Via telephone at 403.440.6019

Note: You can confirm your hold is available for pick-up at the Service Desk by logging into your Library Account