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Visit the library to browse and borrow library materials. We look forward to seeing you.

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Place holds, check due dates, and renew items from the library catalogue.

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Ways to borrow

 

Books, DVDs, magazines & journals

In-person – the library collection is open for in-person access. Visit the library to browse and borrow. Present your Camosun ID to borrow materials.

Online access – many journals and books are available digitally.

Pick-up or mail – arrange to have books, DVDs, magazines and journals sent by mail or ready for pick-up.

Laptops

In-person - borrow a laptop for 4 hours. Visit the library services desk and present your Camosun ID.

Semester loan – all semester loaned laptops have been allocated for the fall term.

*The mobile hotspot program has been suspended for fall 2022

Textbook reserves & kits

In-person – at Lansdowne library, visit the reserves room to locate the textbook reserve or kit and present your student ID to borrow. At Interurban library, visit the services desk, request the textbook reserve or kit and present your student ID to borrow.

Borrowing information

Interlibrary loan

The library will request books and journal articles not available in Camosun library's print or online collection from other libraries. There is a limit of 10 requests per student each semester. This service is available to registered students, faculty and staff. Loan periods, limits and fines are determined by the lending library.

Information for institutional borrowers.

Borrowing from other libraries

Camosun students and faculty are entitled to a reciprocal service at other BC college and university libraries, upon presentation of a valid Camosun ID. Additional identification may be required for borrowing. Contact the participating library to find out about their borrowing policies.

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Appeals

If you think the library has made an error or if you have a special situation that made it difficult for you to return or renew materials, you may submit an appeal by completing this form.

If you are not satisfied with the decision of the committee, restate your case and email to lsdirector@camosun.ca