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Technology Fundamentals: Print Material

Borrowing Items

Sheridan students must present a valid Student ID or library card to borrow, renew or place holds on library materials. You are required to present your card each time you borrow or renew materials. Should you lose your Student ID card, please contact the IT Service Desk for a replacement. A fee (determined by the IT Service Desk) will apply.

  • To borrow library items, simply present your valid card with the item to be borrowed to the service desk staff of any of the Sheridan library locations.
  • View your checked out items, renew items, and place holds by accessing your My Library Account online.

The following documents outline the rules under which the library operates:

Library Resources

The Library Catalogue lists both print and many of the online resources held by the library. Library resources are organized into unique collections within the library:

  • General Collection: These books, videos, and reports are allowed to be borrowed with your Sheridan OneCard.
  • Reference: These include encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other quick reference works that must stay in the library.
  • Legal Reference: These legal texts are useful in the Paralegal and Police Foundations programs and must stay in the library.
  • Short Term Loan: The library keeps copies of some (not all) course textbooks. Items marked Short Term Loan may be borrowed for 3 hours.
  • Newspapers: Print (and online) newspaper articles are useful for current events or social issues. Newspaper must remain in the library.
  • Periodicals: Current issues of journals and magazines are available for in-library use. Older issues may be borrowed from the library. Journals provide articles that are written and reviewed by experts in the field.
  • Reserves: Items that have been reserved for students in specific courses. They are located behind the front service desk, and organized by instructor's name.
  • Electronic Resources: These are resources (such as ebooks, streaming videos, and ejournals) that are available online. A link is provided to the resource in the item record.

Please use the Library Catalogue, or Summon to locate the items you need.