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Library Login Info

Library Databases:

  • Use your MtA username & password (same as Connect and your email)

Library Account & Novanet

  • Use your MtA email address & same password as for Connect and your email

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

  • Login = MtA ID #
  • Password = 4 digit PIN

Don't know your ID or PIN? Have questions? Email nbsam@mta.ca 

Have a question? We can help!

Access Services

Get help with borrowing and renewing library materials, course reserves, interlibrary loans, account information, room bookings, printing, and more!

Reach us:   

  phone us email us
Main Library  506-364-2568 circ@mta.ca
Music Library  506-364-2561 musiclibrary@mta.ca

Renew books online: My Library Account

Research Help

Get librarian reference and research assistance to help you find the information and resources you need

Reach us:

  phone us email us
Library Research Help  506-364-2564 infodesk@mta.ca
Music Research Help 506-364-2561 musiclibrary@mta.ca
Archives 506-364-2563 archives@mta.ca

Ask a Librarian chat service

chat is online   Ask a Librarian 

By your subject librarian: email, phone or "Request appointment"

  Anne LePage | 506-364-2691
Religious Studies | Philosophy | Japanese and Spanish Language & Literature

  Christine LeBlanc | 506-364-2386 | Request appointment
Canadian Studies | French Language & Literature | German Literature | History | Indigenous Studies | Linguistics | Military & Naval Sciences | Rare Books & Special Collections | Women's & Gender Studies

  David Mawhinney | 506-364-2563 
University Archives: Mount Allison historical records, selected local community records  

  Elizabeth Millar | 506-364-2386
(on sabbatical leave until July 1, 2023)

  Elizabeth Stregger | 506-364-2610 | Request appointment
Data and Digital Services | Health Studies | Science of Aviation 

  Gavin Goodwin | 506-364-2561 | Request appointment
Music | Fine Arts | English | Drama & Screen Studies | Classics | Visual & Material Culture | Museum & Curatorial Studies

  Jeff Lilburn | 506-364-2237
(on leave) 

  Laura Landon | 506-364-2572 | Request appointment
Commerce | Business of Aviation | Economics | Environmental Studies | Geography | Government Information | Politics & International Relations | Law | Sociology

  Steve Geier 
Science Consultations (by appointment)

Want to know more about the Library of Congress Classification System? See the Understanding Call Numbers section of the Research Tips page.

General Inquiries

The Mount Allison libraries and post-secondary libraries in Nova Scotia provide an online help service, Novanet Live Help

This service is for simple questions only (e.g. “Where is this book located?” or “How do I access the full text of this article?”).  For more complex questions, please use the Ask a Librarian chat reference service or contact a librarian directly (see above for details).  

Archives

The University Archives makes available for research purposes the historical records of Mount Allison institutions and selected records from the local community such as: annual reports, academic calendars, minutes of meetings, correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, maps, and architectural records.

 Contact: 506-364-2563 | archives@mta.ca | Floor 3 of the R.P. Bell Library