Borrowing from the Library

Who can borrow?
  •  Staff of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development have full access to the library and its collections.
  • Arrangements can be made for other Government of Nova Scotia employees to borrow from our collection.
  • Please contact Lynda    for further information.

What can be borrowed?
  • The General Collection (including journals).
  • The Authorized Learning Resource collection is a deposit collection but materials can be borrowed with permission of library staff.
  • Reference materials are for use only in the library.
 Signing items out from the library.
  • Library books have sign out cards in the back inside cover.
  • Please fill out the card with the following information: date, name (printed or written legibly), extension.
  • If not a Department staff member, please identify your department name on the card.
  • Journals/magazines can be signed out using a separate form on the reference counter. 
How many items can be signed out at one time?
  • There is no limit on the number of items signed out a once.
  • Try not to overwhelm yourself by signing out too many items on a subject! More is not always better.
Overdue items and loan periods.
  • The library does not charge for overdue items.
  • Items from the General Collection have a FOUR WEEK (4) loan period.
  • Items borrowed from the Authorized Learning Resources Collection will be circulated for a seven day (7) loan period.