Services for Master of Social Work Students

General Information
Borrowing Privileges
Access to Library Materials
Research Assistance
RSS Feeds to Library Resources, What's New...
Interlibrary Loans
Selected Web Links


General Information

Welcome to the University of Lethbridge Library.

As a graduate student of the University of Calgary (Lethbridge Division) Master of Social Work Program, you have access to all of the University of Lethbridge Library's resources and services. Whether you are studying in the Lethbridge area or at a distance, we are here to help you. If you have any questions about our resources or services, just Ask Us!

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Borrowing Privileges

Any costs incurred in returning borrowed material to the University of Lethbridge Library are the borrower's responsibility.

Updating your borrowing privileges

In order for you to have access to our journal databases, electronic books and interlibrary loan service, your borrowing privileges must be updated every semester. You can do this online by completing the Library Borrowing Privileges Application.

If you are a currently registered graduate student but do not have a University of Lethbridge ID card, you will lack a CampusCard Barcode (14 digits). In such cases, please insert a "0" into the space reserved for the bar code number. For the field labeled My primary campus is: please choose eitherUofL Lethbridge Campus(if you live within 90km of Lethbridge) or UofL Distance MSW (if you live further than 90km from Lethbridge).

Fines Payment

All outstanding fines must be paid in full before library privileges are updated.
Fines payment may be made by:

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 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.

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Access to Library Materials

Although you are earning a degree from the University of Calgary, the University of Lethbridge Library is your primary library and you have full access to our collections of books, videos, government documents etc., as well as to our licensed databases and other online resources.

Please note: Your UofL Library privileges must be renewed every semester in order to access electronic resources from off-campus. See the section above for details on updating your privileges.

For your convenience, we have included links to the University of Calgary Library's Social Work related databases along with our licensed databases. When you choose a U of Calgary database from the list, you will automatically be taken to the UofC Library webpage. At this point, you will need to authenticate yourself as a U of Calgary student by keying in your UofC username and password.

If you reside more than 90 km outside the city limits of Lethbridge and require circulating materials listed in our library catalogue to be sent to you, please use the REQUEST button located at the top of the catalogue page describing the item you need.


Library materials not owned by the University of Lethbridge

If you require material not owned or licensed by the University of Lethbridge Library, please use our Interlibrary Loan Service. For more information, please see the Interlibrary Loans section below.


Borrowing privileges at other libraries

The following cards will provide you with borrowing privileges at other libraries in your area. The card(s) must be obtained from the University of Lethbridge Library before visiting participating libraries.

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    Research Assistance

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    Interlibrary Loans

    Submit all requests for interlibrary loans using the appropriate request forms.

    Interlibrary loan service is dependent on where you live:

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    Selected Web Links

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