Borrowers from Quebec universities

Faculty from Quebec universities and CEGEPs

  • If you have a BCI (Bureau de Coopération Interuniversitaire) consortial card you may obtain a McGill Library Borrowing Card. Note: The McGill Library Borrowing Card you receive does not provide remote access to the Library’s electronic resources.
  • To obtain your McGill Library Borrowing Card, please complete the McGill Library Borrowing Card Application Form, and bring your BCI card and a photo ID to the Library Services Desk of any McGill branch library during regular service hours.
  • For information on how to obtain a BCI card, contact the library of your home university.
  • CEGEP faculty should obtain a letter from their department requesting BCI borrowing privileges for research purposes, present it to BCI to acquire a BCI card, then follow the above procedure.
  • Faculty members and 3rd year Masters of Divinity students of the Montreal School of Theology who don’t already have a McGill ID may request a McGill Library Borrowing Card on presentation of a letter from the School. This arrangement is valid to August 31, 2015.
  • You may borrow books (regular loans), audio/video materials and maps. You may borrow up to 30 items at one time. All other types of materials can be used in the Library.
  • You can request an item be delivered from any McGill branch library or from the Currie Storage to any other McGill branch library. Please click here for more information.
  • You may request items that are checked out to other users. Please click here for more information.
  Loan period Max number of renewals Max number of items Overdue fines Recall fines1
Books (Regular loan) 3 weeks Unlimited 30 $0.50/day + $5.00/day
Journals 1 week 1 30 $0.50/day + $5.00/day
Audio/video materials; Maps 1 week 1 6 $2.00/day + $5.00/day
Scores 3 weeks 2 30 $0.50/day + $5.00/day

1 All loans are subject to immediate recall if needed for reserves, or after 14 days from the date of the original loan if requested by another library user. AV and Map loans are subject to recall after 7 days. When you receive a recall notice from the Library, you must return the item by the new (possibly earlier) due date or you will be charged $5 per day, with a maximum fine of $100 per item. You will be blocked from borrowing if you have $30 or more owing to the library or one overdue recalled item.

 

     

      Returning items

      • Faculty from a university in Quebec or Ontario may return items borrowed from the McGill Library to the library of their university.

      Students from Quebec universities

      Graduate Students

      • Graduate students from other Quebec universities have the same borrowing privileges as faculty from Quebec universities and CEGEPs.
      • Please see above for procedure.

      Undergraduate Students

      • Undergraduates from Quebec universities with a BCI (Bureau de Coopération Interuniversitaire) consortial card can obtain a McGill Library Borrowing Card.
      • The McGill Library Borrowing Card that you receive allows you limited borrowing privileges.
      • To obtain your McGill Library Borrowing Card, please complete the McGill Library Borrowing Card Application Form, and bring your BCI card and a photo ID to the Library Services Desk of any McGill branch library during regular service hours.
      • For information on how to obtain a BCI card, contact the library of your home university.
      • You may borrow books (regular loans) and audio/video materials. You may borrow up to three items at one time. All other types of materials can be used in the Library. You may not recall items that are currently out to other users.
      • You can request an item be delivered from any McGill branch library or from the Currie Storage to another branch library. Requests for items can be made by finding and requesting the item in the catalogue. Requesting the pick-up of an item that is on the shelf can take up to several days, and does not guarantee that you will be the first borrower. The maximum number of pending holds is 3 items.
      • Note: The McGill Library Borrowing Card you receive does not provide remote access to the Library’s electronic resources.
        Period Renewals Items Fines Recall fines1
      Books 3 weeks 2 3 $ 0.50/ day +$5.00/day
      Audio/ video materials and maps 1 week 0 3 $ 2.00/ day +$5.00/day
      Scores 3 weeks 0 3 $ 0.50/ day +$5.00/

       

      1 All loans are subject to immediate recall if needed for reserves, or after 14 days from the date of the original loan if requested by another library user. AV and Map loans are subject to recall after 7 days. When you receive a recall notice from the Library, you must return the item by the new (possibly earlier) due date or you will be charged $5 per day, with a maximum fine of $100 per item. You will be blocked from borrowing if you have $30 or more owing to the library or one overdue recalled item.

      • Students from a university in Quebec or Ontario may return items borrowed from the McGill Library to the library of their university.

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