Western Libraries is restricting visitor access to support the health and safety of the Western campus community. Borrowing of physical materials and use of onsite services are temporarily unavailable to visitors, including alumni and retired faculty. Visit our COVID-19 webpage for the latest service updates.

On Campus Research for Alumni

As a Western alumnus you may:

Alumni may access:

  • Most online resources and the internet by presenting photo ID at any Western Libraries Service Desk to obtain a temporary username/password. This temporary login can be used on "Guest" terminals at any Western Libraries location and is valid until the library closes on the day of issue
  • Resources with a location of STORAGE. Storage items may take 2- 3 weekdays to be retrieved. Contact staff or ask at any Western Libraries Service Desk 
  • Items in the Archives and Research Centre (ARCC), which are non-circulating and may be accessed in the ARCC Reading Room when you visit. Find out more information