Keyano Library COVID-19 Information

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Due to the increased COVID-19 restrictions, the Keyano Library will be offering virtual library services to support online learning and distance students.   

Study Spaces: Library study spaces, including the study rooms and the computer lab, are currently closed. Available study spaces on campus include the STC Info Commons and the cafeteria. 

Library Collections 

  • Online collections can be accessed from the Library’s FIND page. 

  • Guides to Library resources and related online-resources can be searched by subject or course through our online Subject Guides. 

  • All physical Library collections (print books, magazines, etc.) are available for borrowing. Please contact us to  set a pick up time for  your items. Please note that these requests may take up to 5 business days to be filled. 

  • Upon the return of borrowed materials, print items will be quarantined for 96 hours. Borrowed equipment and technology materials will be disinfected upon return to help mitigate infection spread risks.  

  • Holds can still be placed on these items during the quarantine period.  

  • Reserve materials are not available for borrowing. If you require a chapter or select pages from a specific resource, please complete the Scan on Demand request form or email  us to find out how we can help you. 

Library Services 

  • Inter-Library Loan (ILL) requests will continue with delivery in digital format to the extent possible.  Please continue to submit your requests via the Article Request Form. 

  •  Scan on Demand is a new service to provide access to print materials not already available online (within copyright guidelines). It is available to Keyano Library card holders (this includes Keyano staff, students, and faculty). This service is designed to support distancing during COVID-19 pandemic and remote Keyano students and employees. To submit a request, please complete the Scan on Demand request form Please note that these requests may take up to 5 business days to be filled. 
  • The Book a Librarian service is available online to support research questions. To request an appointment with our Information Librarian, complete the Book a Librarian form.  

  •  Chat with us! Questions or resource requests can be submitted to the Library’s online chat. Click on the  cid:image002.png@01D67BB8.9F9A8070 , available throughout the Keyano Library web pages, to start a chat.  

Library Hours and Spaces  

Virtual services, including support via Teams, chat and email, are available:

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Library study spaces including the study rooms and computer lab are currently closed until further notice.

Due Dates and Late Fees 

You do NOT need to come to campus to renew library materials. You can renew online using your library card number and PIN. For more information, see our Borrow page. If you have any problems renewing, or need any assistance  please contact us via email or chat.

Late fees: 

We realize that library fines may have accumulated during the Library's closure period and to ensure your ability to register for classes, the library will not be placing financial holds on student accounts due to the fines incurred during this period. If you have previous fines that were incurred prior to or  following the closure the financial hold policy may still apply. If you have questions or concerns about a financial hold placed on your account, please contact us. 

For more information, please see our Borrowing Policies section. 

Returns: 

Borrowed material can be returned to the Keyano College Library through the book drop outside the library doors. Large items can be returned the security desk  located at the College's main entrance and they will inform us that it has been returned. Returned items will be quarantined for a period of 96 hours and all fines for Keyano College items will be waived upon return. 

If you are self-isolating, please do not return your items until following the end of your self-isolation period.  

  

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