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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. 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.


Interdisciplinary guide to key educational video resources

Taylor Family Digital Library

Please note during Covid-19 restrictions times, access to our DVD holdings for online showings is being determined by the copyright office. Please send all film requests to  The staff will check for online availability and copyright clearance. There are currently no reserves on the DVD's for the Fall 2020 term. All access is remote.  If you need assistance determining films for your instruction please contact your subject librarian. 




TFDL Learning Commons

  • Service Desk - 1st floor
    • Film reserve collection and film circulating collection assistance
    • Integrated reference and circulation services
    • For research assistance of a general nature
  • Tech Support - 2nd floor
    • wifi login and connection support
    • guest authentication
    • printing and copying assistance

Video access and bookings

The Library provides access to over 15,000 streaming video titles in addition to 12,250 video titles on Blu-ray, DVD, and VHS

This guide is intended to help both faculty and students get started finding and using videos for their teaching, learning and research.

Visit us in person at the main service desk of the TFDL

  • For streaming video searching assistance
  • For  DVD/VHS video searching assistance
  • To sign out and return videos
  • To borrow videos on reserve
  • To pick up booked videos for classroom use

For Faculty - during Covid-19 please contact 


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