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Borrowing Privileges

Registered Students (on Campus and Distance)

  • Registered students may borrow an unlimited number of items from the Olds College Library for a two week period. Two renewals are permitted, unless there are holds on the items. Exceptions are “reserve” items which have specific and varying loan periods. Fines are charged on “reserve” items and items borrowed from other libraries which become overdue.
  • Students, once registered with the Olds College Library, may use their student I.D. cards at any NEOS library to borrow items or request items from any NEOS library be sent to Olds College for them.(see section on Requesting a book online) These items may be borrowed for a two week period and renewed twice (see section on Renewing a book online). Overdue fines will apply for any items which are kept past the due date.
  • See also: Library Services for Olds College Distance Education and eCampus Alberta Students

Staff Patrons

  • Current staff may borrow an unlimited number of items for a period of four weeks. Two renewals are permitted, unless there are holds on the items. Fines are charged on items borrowed from other libraries which become overdue.
  • Staff, once registered with the Olds College Library may use their Staff I.D. cards at any NEOS library to borrow items or request items from any NEOS library be sent to Olds College for them. (see section on Requesting a book online) These items may be borrowed for a two week period and renewed twice (see section on Renewing a book online). Overdue fines will apply for any items which are kept past the due date.

 

 

Community Patrons
  • Community patrons are those living in or near Innisfail, Bowden, Torrington, Crossfield, Carstairs, Cremona, Didsbury, Sundre, and Olds. A fee of $20.00 is charged. Community patrons may borrow up to ten books for a period of two weeks with two renewals. Interlibrary loans from other libraries must be done through their Home Library.
TAL Patrons
  • Patrons with a current, valid TAL card may borrow up to ten items for a period of two weeks. Two renewals are permitted. Interlibrary loan requests must be placed at the patron’s home library.
Non-Olds College NEOS Patrons
  • Registered patrons from NEOS Libraries outside of Olds may borrow from the Olds College Library either through the online catalogue or by presenting their NEOS card at the circulation desk. Borrowing policies are governed by the patron’s home library.