Borrowing From Other Libraries

Borrowing from other Libraries

What can you do if MRU Library does NOT have the resource you need?

Libraries who would like to borrow materials from MRU can find more information on the Lending To Other Libraries page.

Canadian University Libraries - COPPUL

Canadian University Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement

  • With a COPPUL card, Mount Royal students can access materials from participating University libraries across Canada, including the University of Calgary, University of Alberta and University of Lethbridge.
  • In-person borrowing is the primary privilege extended by the host 
    • Host libraries may offer additional privileges or services
    • Please obtain information on the privileges available at individual host libraries prior to visiting those libraries.
  • Quebec Universities, the University of Toronto, and the Ontario College of Art and Design do not lend materials to Undergraduate Students from other provinces.
  • COPPUL cards are issued at the MRU Circulation Desk.
  • Student COPPUL cards expire at the end of the semester.

The Alberta Library (TAL) Card

The Alberta Library

  • With a TAL card, members of the Mount Royal Library can access materials from participating libraries, including Calgary Public Library, ACAD Library, and SAIT Library.
  • TAL cards are issued at the MRU Circulation Desk.
  • To be eligible, your library account must be in good standing and you must be an MRU student, staff or faculty member.
  • Student TAL cards expire at the end of each semester; faculty and staff TAL cards expire at the end of August, annually.