As a member of Western University you may borrow items from any of our libraries, including the Affiliated University College Libraries. Items can also be transferred from any of these locations to the pickup library of your choice and returned to any location.
Important Things to Know:
For full information on regular loan periods, renewals, recalls, and borrowing limits, please see our loan policies.
Borrowing Course Readings
Books that are on course reserve at the Johnston Library are located behind the service desk. Please ask staff there if you would like to borrow one.
Adding Course Readings
If you would like to add books or electronic readings to course reserves please contact the Johnston Library.
Using Omni you can now request print books for local pick up from any of our partner Ontario universities, giving you the broadest possible access to physical materials for your learning, research, and teaching.
This increased access represents the next step in collaboration between the 16 partner university libraries, with the goal of bringing you greater access to the collections available across these academic institutions.
Western Libraries is a member of several library consortia that permit reciprocal borrowing privileges for faculty, students, and staff at most Canadian academic libraries and many academic libraries in the United States. For details please see: