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Services for Graduate Students on the Lethbridge Campus (including Local Master of Counselling Students)

General Information
Borrowing Privileges
Access to Library Materials
Fines Payment
Access to Research Assistance
Theses and Projects
RSS Feeds to Library Resources, What's New...
Other Library Services
Selected Web Links

General Information

Welcome to the University of Lethbridge Library. During your studies at the UofL, the Library will be an integral part of your educational experience. If you have any questions about our resources or services, just Ask Us! We are here to help you.  The following information is intended for students on the Lethbridge campus as well as Master of Counselling students who live within 90 km of the city of Lethbridge.

Library Tours


Access to Library Materials

General Borrowing Guidelines

Summary of borrowing privileges

(Please note that loan periods do not extend beyond the expiration of your borrowing privileges for the current semester):

  • 17 week loan period for Main Collection books, with 2 renewals
  • 1 day loan for current journals; 2 day loan for non-current journals
  • 3 week loan for Curriculum Lab items, with 2 renewals
  • More borrowing information

Library Cards for Graduate Students

  • Campus ID Card (serves as library card)
    • No annual fee
    • Must be presented at the General Services Desk to borrow materials
  • TAL Card
    • No annual fee
    • Available at the General Services Desk on Level 10
    • Provides borrowing privileges in more than 260 participating Alberta libraries (including UofC, UofA, Lethbridge Public Library)
    • Must be obtained from the University of Lethbridge Library before visiting participating libraries
  • COPPUL Card
    • No annual fee
    • Available at the General Services Desk on Level 10
    • Provides reciprocal borrowing privileges in participating academic libraries across Canada
    • Must be obtained from the University of Lethbridge Library before visiting participating libraries

Connecting to Electronic Resources

Fines Payment

All outstanding fines must be paid in full before library privileges are updated.

Fines payment may be made either by:

  • visiting the General Services Desk on Level 10
  • mailing a cheque to:
    General Services Desk
    University of Lethbridge Library
    4401 University Drive
    Lethbridge, AB  T1K 3M4
    (Please make cheque payable to the University of Lethbridge Library)
  • using Internet or telephone banking (enter your University ID number as the Account number)

NOTE: If paying by Internet or telephone banking, the University Library will need proof of payment before the fines can be removed from your library record. To obtain this proof, please email the University’s Cash Office at to have them confirm receipt of your payment transaction, and then ask them to notify the Library’s General Services Desk (329-2265) that your fine has been paid.

Access to Research Assistance

Ask Us
Subject Librarians
Help Guides
Academic Writing Guide
Copyright Information
Database Alert Services
EndNote Guide
Persistent Links - FAQs

Theses and Projects

Other Library Services

Interlibrary Loans (Accessing Materials from Other Libraries)

Computers in the Library

  • stand up stations for Internet access
  • Distributed computer stations (require UofL username and password) for access to:
    • Internet
    • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Network drives (e.g., P drive)
    • DVD/CD burners
  • wheelchair-accessible computers
  • Community Station (includes PC, scanner and CD burner)
  • Laptops for loan from the General Services Desk
  • Wireless access to networks

Study Spaces



Online Renewals

Selected Web Links

UofL School of Graduate Studies
UofL Graduate Admissions
Commonwealth Universities Database Online Service (CUDOS)
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