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Reciprocal Borrowing

1. In-person borrowing between the University of Saskatchewan (UofS), the University of Regina (UofR) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic; and between the University of Regina and Briercrest College

Faculty members, staff, and students in good standing at the UofS, UofR, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, and Briercrest College may borrow up to a maximum of 25 items from participating libraries (Items in Reserves, laptops and electronic devices are excluded). They may also return borrowed items to any participating library.

Present your current library card from your home institution at the library you would like to borrow materials from. Library staff will confirm your eligibility and issue you with a public access card.

Please refer to the appropriate Memorandum of Understanding (below) for more information.

2. In-Person Borrowing at other Canadian University Libraries

Reciprocal borrowing programs exist for students, faculty and staff traveling in other cities or provinces who would like to access the resources and services of other university libraries.

Graduate student, faculty member or staff can borrow books when visiting other university libraries across Canada. Participating Libraries

Undergraduate students can borrow books from most university libraries. The exception is the University of Toronto. Participating Libraries

  1. Before leaving, get a COPPUL Card from the Library Help Desk in the Dr. John Archer Library
    On-campus students, faculty and staff need to present their library card.
    Off-campus students may contact to receive a card.
  2. You may want to contact the library that you will be visiting to obtain information about privileges.
  3. Present the COPPUL card at the circulation desk of the library you are visiting to set up your library privileges.

See the Canadian University Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement for more information.