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Services and Facilities: Key Services

The Mount Allison Libraries and Archives

Inside the R.P. Bell Library

Research Help Desk
Convocation 2017 procession by the R.P. Bell Library

Access Services: Using and Borrowing Library Resources

Access Services include Circulation, Course Reserves and Interlibrary Loans.


Your Mount Allison University ID card is also your Library Card.

Students may borrow up to 50 items at any one time. Faculty may borrow up to 100 items at one time.

The loan period for students is three weeks; faculty members may borrow books for the term. Loan periods for certain other materials, such as course reserves and audio-visual materials, differs.

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Students attending Tantramar Regional High School, Mount Allison Alumni, students of other universities and colleges, and community adults are also eligible for a Library borrower's card.

For more details, please see:

Reference & Research Help

Librarians can help you get started with your research, help you find the information you need, and teach you how to use information resources available in the library and online. 

See the Reference & Research Help page for details. 

Teaching Information Literacy

In addition to providing one-on-one assistance and instruction at the Research Help Desk, librarians also teach group and in-class information literacy sessionsMore...

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Book an appointment with a librarian

Librarians are available to meet with you by phone or online.   

Library Revitalization

A major project to revitalize the Libraries and Archives is now underway.  For details, including information about how you can get involved, please see the Library Revitalization site.