Western Libraries

Business Resources for Alumni


The Western Libraries and the C.B. “Bud” Johnston Library are continually working to improve access to the resources and services we offer. The purpose of this website is to help alumni learn more about what we provide and how you can gain access. Continue to visit this site for updates and be sure to follow the developments that will be posted on the Western Libraries website under Services and “Alumni”.

If you have any questions not covered in this guide, please contact the Johnston Library for assistance

Getting Your Alumni Card

To borrow books, you must have a past student ID card or obtain an alumni card. To get an alumni card, please visit in person the address below, or fill in this online form:

Department of Alumni Relations and Development
Westminster Hall, Suite 160, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 3K7
Tel: 519.661.2199. Toll-free: 1.800.258.6896

Your alumni card gives you :Alumni Card

Please note: The alumni card will not give you access to Western Libraries business databases. To access business databases, alumni will need to come to any Western Library service desk and request to use a specialized terminal with guest access.

Other non-business databases for alumni can be accessed here: https://www.lib.uwo.ca/alumni/offcampusresearch.html

Ivey Alumni


If you are an alumnus of the Ivey Business School, please see the Ivey Alumni Portal page.

Within the Portal is:

  • Alumni Directory
  • Update your contact information and choose what information is shown in the Alumni Directory 
  • Manage your Chapter membership and links to Chapter websites
  • Link to Submit Class Notes
  • Link to Career Management resources

Ask a Business Librarian

Contact the Johnston Library

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C.B. "Bud" Johnston Library
text: 226-777-3039
call: 519-661-3941