Borrowers

Students, faculty, and staff of King’s University College, Western University,  Huron, Brescia and St. Peter’s Seminary may borrow library material. Alumnifaculty and students from other Canadian universities, and visitors may apply for borrowing privileges.  

A valid Western ONECard, alumni card, Direct or Guest Borrower card is required to borrow materials. Individuals without a valid borrower card may use most materials in the library and may consult library staff for assistance in accessing collections.  

Loan Periods

Patron Type

Loan Period

Renewals

Item Limit

Undergraduate Students
Staff

120 Days

unlimited

unlimited

Masters Students

120 Days

unlimited

unlimited

Faculty
Doctoral Students
Postdoctoral Fellows

120 Days

unlimited

unlimited

Faculty Emeriti

120 Days

unlimited

unlimited

Librarians & Archivists

120 Days

unlimited

unlimited

Reciprocal Faculty
Borrowers

28 Days

   unlimited   

unlimited

Alumni Borrowers

28 Days

unlimited

unlimited

Guest Borrowers
Direct Borrowers

28 Days

unlimited

unlimited

Items may be renewed online by visiting My Library Account on the library web site. Regular or extended loan items have unlimited renewals, unless they have been recalled for another patron, or the user requesting the renewals is suspended because of overdue items or fines. Items that have been assigned a short loan status are not renewable. 

Regular loan and Recalled material can be returned to any of the Western Libraries or the Affiliate University College Libraries (Brescia, Huron, King’s) & St. Peter’s Seminary Library.

NOTE: Short loan material must be returned to its home library (e.g. a King's 3 day loan must be returned to the Cardinal Carter Library) by the due date specified.

Contact Us for Assistance

Information Services:

Phone: 519-433-3491 or 519-433-0041
Circulation Desk: ext. 4505
Research Help Desk: ext. 4537
Email: circulation@kings.uwo.ca


See Also

Visit the sites below for more information about borrowing from Western and the Affiliate University College Libraries:

Fines

Fines are incurred when you do not return items by the specified due date.  Fines will accumulate until the book is returned or until it has reached the maximum fine. The maximum overdue fine for any one King’s item is $56.00.

Borrowing privileges are suspended when you have over $20 in fines.  Return overdue items and pay applicable fines to resume borrowing.   

Fine Rates

Regular Loans

Short Loans

Hourly Loans

Recalled Loans 

no fines *

$2.00 per day per item (max $56 per item)

$2.00 per hour per item (max $56 per item)

$4.00 per day per item (max $56 per item)

*Patrons will be given 30 days to return materials before the item is declared lost.