Getting Started: Alumni and Guests

Borrow items

  • Alumni can get an Alumni card at the Ask Desk in the University Centre.
  • Guests can sign up for a free guest card at any lending/circulation desk. Please bring a current piece of ID and proof of address. 
  • Sign into Onesearch to see the loan period for items, as the duration may vary. For alumni and guests, the usual loan period is 2 weeks. 

Renew items online

  • Sign into OneSearch.
  • Click My Account in the top right hand corner.
  • Pick items to renew and click Renew Selected

Is your item currently unavailable?

You can request an item if it is checked out by another user or available at another Memorial Libraries branch. We will email you when it is available for pick up.

  • Sign into OneSearch.
  • Find your item.
  • Click Find in Library.
  • Beside Request Options (near the top of the tab), click on Request.
  • Fill out required information and submit the form.

Need something we don't have?

If you found something you'd like but we don't have it in our libraries, please check with your branch to see if we can get it for you. 

Free databases and e-journals

We are pleased to provide access to a number of freely accessible resources

Computers & Wifi

Computing services for alumni and guests vary by branch. Please visit our Printing and Technology page and select your branch for full details.

Study Spaces

All of our libraries offer individual, group, and quiet study spaces. Visit our Study Rooms & Spaces page and select your branch for full details on our study spaces. 

Need help?

Have you got a question? We've got answers! Visit our Ask us! page to chat live with library staff, or ask a question by phone or email.