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Information for Foreign-Trained Engineers: Library Services for Community Members

Walk-In Service

Get help finding books, article and information:

  • Use the Interactive Room Finder to navigate the University of Calgary campus
  • Information desk at the Taylor Family Digital Library (TFDL)
  • Information desk at the Gallagher Library - main floor of the Earth Sciences Building
  • Engineering materials mainly in TFDL (with petroleum materials in both locations)
  • Geology materials mainly at Gallagher
  • Use computer workstations to consult online collections

TAL Card Privileges

  • Obtain your TAL card from the Calgary Public Library, and bring your TAL card and photo ID to the TFDL for a barcode to sign out books 

Library Services


  • Purchase a copy card from the TFDL information desk
  • Black and white printing is $0.08 per side
  • Colour printing is $0.39 per side

Access to Databases and Electronic Materials (e-journals, e-books etc)

  • Access to electronic materials is on-campus use only
  • To use a library computer, sign up for a guest login at the Tech Support desk on the 2nd floor of the TFDL. Bring photo ID.

Information on Fines, Account Information here

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