Visit the library to browse and borrow library materials. We look forward to seeing you.
Place holds, check due dates, and renew items from the library catalogue.
Ways to borrow
Books, DVDs, magazines & journals
In-person – Visit the library to browse and borrow from the collection. Present your Camosun ID to borrow materials.
Holds – arrange to have books, DVDs, magazines and journals ready for pick-up at either Lansdowne or Interurban library by placing a hold on the item through your library account.
Online access – many journals and books are available digitally.
In-person - borrow a laptop for 4 hours. Visit the library services desk and present your Camosun ID.
Semester loan – all laptops for the current semester have been allocated.
Course reserves & kits
In-person – at Lansdowne library, visit the reserves room to locate the course reserve or kit and present your student ID to borrow. At Interurban library, visit the services desk, request the course reserve or kit and present your student ID to borrow.
- search for a course reserve - search by course name or number
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.
- request an article (2 to 3 days to be available, on average)
- request a book (up to 2 weeks to be available)
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.