C.B. "Bud" Johnston Library Services

Info Desk (Main Floor)

  • Borrow books
  • Return library items from all Western Libraries locations as well as Affiliated University College Libraries.
  • Receive reference and research help.
  • Purchase pre-paid copy cards to fund your PaperCut Printing account.
  • Pick up holds and Interlibrary Loan requests.
  • Library Hours

Study Areas

  • Quiet study space available.
  • Study carrels available on Mezzanine.

Computers & Internet Access

  • 8 Bloomberg PCs - students/staff/faculty only - see below for bookings.
  • 1 computer (for guests and alumni).
  • For alumni and guests, please come to the circulation desk to receive a temporary login.
  • Western wireless only accessible with a Western Identity.

Printing & Photocopying

  • 1 multifunction device for Western Students which has print, photocopy, and scan options
  • 10¢/b&w page and 50¢/colour page.
  • Payment for copies is done through PaperCut.
  • Wireless printing for Western University students available through PaperCut.
  • Wireless printing for Ivey students through Ivey IT.

Other Services


Guests & Visitors from Other Universities

  • Borrowing from Western Libraries with a Guest Borrower card is available to those outside of the university for a fee.
  • Visitors from other Canadian universities may borrow books from Western Libraries after filling out a direct borrower form.