Library Services and Access to Materials FAQs

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Library Services and Access to Materials FAQs

This page contains information about how to access the library services, materials, and information that all library users need.


Can I still check out library materials?

Can community patrons check out and borrow library materials?

Can I check out materials from Western’s Music Library? How do I access items from the Music Library?

How do I return items?

What if my items are overdue?

Will Western Libraries be opening its buildings to the public soon?

Are Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and Summit services available?

What about Document Delivery for faculty and staff?

Can faculty and staff still submit requests for course reserves?

If the library already owns something in physical format, can I request an online copy?

Can I still access archives and special collections through Western Libraries Heritage Resources?

Is Western Libraries accepting reservations for future events, or planning to host or co-host events inside the library?

Is Western Libraries planning to host or co-host any future exhibits or displays inside the library?