For information relating to symptoms, spread, how to protect yourself and your family, self-monitoring, self-isolation or other information relating to COVID-19, please refer directly to the information provided by Algoma Public Health.
This document will be updated as the situation evolves. Last updated: 3:00 PM, January 14, 2021.
COVID19 Library FAQ
We are encouraging students to start to return checked out materials. For your convenience, the book dropbox will continue to be located at Door Z (by security).
Returned items will be quarantined for 72 hours before being processed. Please do not be alarmed if you do not see them removed from your account right away.
Fines will not be accrued. If you are concerned about your account, returning materials, or fines please contact us! We will be happy to find a suitable accommodation for you.
If you have completed your coursework or will not be returning to Algoma, the Library will enable you to return items to us by mail at our cost. Please contact us!
Wishart Library is currently open to students in a limited capacity. Single study spaces are now available. The Archives will be closed to patrons until further notice. Curbside pickup is available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays by using the form on the Wishart Library website.
You can renew items by logging into your library account using your AlgomaU barcode, selecting the items to be renewed, and clicking Renew items.
If you encounter a problem renewing an item, email our Library Services Team and ask them to renew the item for you. Please include the barcode of the item in your email.
Yes, we are currently fulfilling print items, though at a limited capacity as not all libraries in Ontario have restarted lending print items.