FAQ

Borrowing Books

How do I borrow a book?
How do I renew a book?
How many books can I borrow at a time?
What is the length of time I can borrow a book?
How do I place a hold on a book that’s currently on loan to someone else?
How do I return my books if the LRC’s closed?
Why can’t I access the LRC’s online resource off campus?
Does it cost anything to borrow a book through the LRC from another institution?

 

Answers


How do I borrow a book?
You can check out your books yourself! All you need is your Michener Student ID.

Step 1 – Bring your books to the circulation terminal located near the entrance of the LRC

Step 2 – Click the “Check Out” icon.

Step 3 – Scan your Michener ID.

Step 4 – Scan your book.

Step 5 – Click “Close” and you’re done!

How do I Renew a book?
Easy! Just send us an email at lrc@michener.ca and request that the book be renewed.


How many books can I borrow at a time?
As many as you’d like!


What is the length of time I can borrow a book?
Books from our Circulating collection must be returned or renewed after two weeks.


How do I place a hold on a book that’s currently on loan to someone else?
Easy! Just email us the book’s information and we will place a hold on it for you. When the book has been returned, we will notify you that it is available to be picked up!


How do I return my books if the LRC’s closed?
You can return books after hours by dropping them off in our returns slot.


Why can’t I access the LRC’s online resources off campus?
Only current Michener students, faculty, and staff have access to the LRC’s online resources while off-campus. Members may access them through any of the computer terminals found in the LRC.


Does it cost anything to borrow a book through the LRC from another library or institution?
Normally no, but there may be a small charge in certain cases.

Printing

I have never printed before. How do I print?
How much does it cost to print?
How do I add money to my card for printing?
I am an outside member. Can I print at the LRC?

Answers


I have never printed before. How do I print?
After sending your print job to one of the two printers found in the LRC, follow these steps:

  1. Tap your Michener ID card.
  2. Type in your username and password.
  3. Select your print job and press “print”.

How much does it cost to print?
15 cents – Single-sided
26 cents – Double-sided


How do I add money to my card for printing?
Follow these steps:

  1.  Go to printing.michener.ca
  2. Log in using the same account you would use to log in to the LRC computers.
  3. Select “Add Credit”.
  4. Select the amount you’d like to add, then click “Add Value”.
  5. If you have a PayPal account, you’ll next enter your account information. If not, click “Don’t Have a PayPal account?” and fill in the required fields.
  6. You’re done!

I am an outside member. Can I print at the LRC?
Unfortunately, no. Only current students, faculty, and staff can print at the LRC.