Borrowing Options

If you are not current Western University faculty, staff or student...

...you may still be able to borrow library items. 

Are you in one the following groups?

Group Borrowing Privileges
Alumni Use your alumni card to borrow.
Read more information about alumni borrowing privileges.
Retired Faculty or Staff Use your Western ONECard to borrow
General Public/Members of the community May apply for guest borrowing privileges
Business/Independent Research
(Individuals or Organizations)
May apply for guest borrowing privileges
Faculty from a university in Canada or the United States Are entitled to reciprocal borrowing privileges
Staff and students from a Canadian university Are entitled to reciprocal borrowing privileges
Hospital staff Please contact staff at your hospital library for borrowing options
College students No options for borrowing at this time
High school students No options for borrowing at this time

If you are not eligible to borrow, you are welcome to browse our collections and conduct on- campus research.

You may also wish to visit your local public library and investigate their interlibrary loans service.