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COVID-19 update: New COVID-19 communications protocols, campus non-medical mask protocol

Limited Computers (50) and Study Spaces (81) on the 1st and 2nd floors of the TFDL are available and must be booked. Booking hours extended. Book here.

We are now offering contactless pickup – for current Ucalgary Students, Faculty and Staff only. Place requests for materials that you want from our library system. Pick them up when you receive an email.

Virtual service hours today: 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM.10:00 AM to 8:00 PM. You can return your books to the exterior book drop on the East side of the TFDL. More information on the Covid 19 page.


Technology Lending at Doucette

Borrow from our selection of technology at Doucette

This technology is not available to borrow at this time. This service will resume with the Doucette Library reopens. Email if you have any questions. Thank you.




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7 Windows 10 Dell Laptops (2 with Camtasia)

5 MacBook Pro Laptops

3 Apple 64 GB iPads* loaded with educational apps

3 Blue Yeti Microphones (studio quality)

3 GoPro Hero Cameras with harnesses and accessories

1 Sony LCD projector


* We are grateful to the UC Students' Union Quality Money program for the grant that allowed us to purchase 3 iPads and appropriate apps.




Who can borrow

Any University of Calgary Werklund School of Education student (part-time/full-time/continuing education), Faculty or Staff member with a valid library card may borrow equipment. You must be associated with Werklund, in good standing with the Library, with no outstanding fines or liabilities over $50.

Borrowing rules

  • You may borrow one laptop at a time. Other equipment requests will be evaluated individually.
  • The loan period is a maximum of 7 days. You must return equipment to the Circulation Desk at Doucette Library before closing on the day it is due. Please check the Library’s closing times for your due date. The equipment will remain signed out to you until it has been returned in good working order.
  • Don’t be late – overdue fines are $3 per hour, to a maximum of $50.
  • Depending on demand, some items may be available for renewal. You must bring the equipment back to the Library to renew it.
  • All borrowers will be required to sign a loan agreement, which will be kept on file until the equipment is returned in good working order.  You assume all liability for the cost of repair or replacement of the equipment if it is lost or damaged while it is signed out to you. You will also have your Library privileges suspended until payment is received.

How to book and borrow

  • You may book equipment in advance by emailing  No booking? Check at the Circulation Desk for availability.