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Borrowing at Alloway Library

Everything you need to know about borrowing Alloway Library's print and media resources

Who may borrow?

Although Trinity Western University is a private institution, anyone may use our library resources on-site.

Loan limit

User groups Loan limit      
Undergraduate students, Staff, Affiliates, Community, Alumni, etc. 30 items
Faculty, Graduate students 60 items

Current and retired members of the TWU community

 

 

Current TWU, CanIL or ACTS employees and students with valid TWU ID cards can borrow library materials

TWU ID cards are issued from the Student Life Office with authorization from Enrollment Services or the Human Resources office.

Members of this group of borrowers may borrow books, CDs and videorecordings and have full access to Alloway Library's online resources including eBooks, databases and electronic journals.

The spouses of university employees are eligible for borrowing privileges as well, by applying to Alloway Library accompanied by their TWU spouse. There is no privilege fee for the spouse of an employee.  Members of this group of borrowers may borrow books and CDs and have in-library access to Alloway Library's electronic resources.

Retired TWU employees may borrow library material and have in-library access to Alloway Library's electronic resources from their own device.

TWU professors emeriti may borrow library material  and have have full access to Alloway Library's online resources including eBooks, databases and electronic journals.

Alumni and Community Borrowers

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ALUMNI 

Alumni may obtain a digital alumni card from the Alumni Office. Please email alumni@twu.ca for instructions on how to get access to your card. 

  • Anyone who has graduated from Trinity Western is eligible for a TWU alumni card. 
  • There is no charge for the card 
  • Anyone with an alumni card can obtain library privileges for $15 per year.

Members of this group of borrowers may borrow books and CDs and have on-campus access to Alloway Library's electronic resources.

​Members of Canadian post-secondary institutions

Alloway Library participates in reciprocal borrowing arrangements with other colleges and universities across Canada through the Canadian National Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement or other agreements. Eligible borrowers must show valid university ID from their “home” institution and other identification. Click here for more information

Members of this group of borrowers may borrow books and CDs and have in-library access to Alloway Library's electronic resources. Remote access to electronic resources requiring a login is only available to TWU students, faculty and staff, due to licensing requirements. Access off-campus cannot be provided to alumni, community borrowers or non-TWU institutions.