Borrowing privileges are based on your status within the Carleton community or your outside borrower group.

All materials must be requested through the Curbside Pickup and Mail Delivery service, including holds.

Borrowing Privileges, 2020/21

Carleton Community


# Items

# Days

# Renewals


Undergraduate Students
500 1201 unlimited Yes
Graduate Students
500 1201 unlimited Yes
Ottawa-Carleton Joint Institutes Students2
500 1201 unlimited Yes
Faculty, Instructors and Staff3
500 1201 unlimited Yes
Retired Faculty and Staff
500 1201 unlimited Yes
Carleton Alumni
20 28 5 Yes

1120 day loans are subject to recall after 28 days.
2These students need a Carleton library card to request Curbside Delivery. Contact for assistance.
3 Excluding Grant Appointees, Adjunct Professors or Research Associates.


Renew your items online through your Library Account.

Your renewal request will be denied if you have a library fine over $10.00 or if the item has been requested by another borrower.

Check your Library Account to ensure that all materials were renewed successfully and confirm your new due dates.

For further support, use our Account Assistance form.

No Borrowing Privileges, 2020/21


Ottawa Public Library (Smart Library) — includes Ottawa Partner High Schools
Colleges (Algonquin and Heritage)
Ontario University Students (including University of Ottawa)
Canadian University Researchers
Ottawa Residents
Visiting Scholars and Researchers

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