• 2 lending programs - In-library use only (3 hour limit) & Laptop 2 Go (up to 7 days), pending availability.
  • Laptops must be returned thirty (30) minutes prior to closing.
  • Laptops are loaned on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • When returning a laptop, please allow for a few minutes so that the equipment can be inspected for damages.
  • Please report any damages or issues with a laptop to the Access Services Desk immediately.
  • Laptops returned more than twenty (20) minutes past their due time will accrue a fine of $10 and $10/hour for each hour thereafter, to a maximum of $130.
  • If a laptop has not been returned within twenty-four (24) hours, it will be declared lost. A replacement fee of $1400 will be applied to your account and your borrowing privileges will be suspended.


  • We respect our patrons’ right to privacy. When using Windows on our laptops, all data is automatically wiped from memory when the unit is powered down.
  • If you choose to use the laptops on the Mac OS, please be aware that currently we have no way to automatically erase data.  Any information you put on the computer via the Mac OS may be available for others to see. We strongly encourage you to work with Windows if you wish your data to remain confidential.
  • When using Library laptops, we recommend you save your work periodically to your One Drive account, H: drive or an external device. The Angus L. Macdonald Library is not responsible for the loss of data in the event of a system crash.
  • Patrons are responsible for the cost of repair as a result of any damages that occur to the unit, or full replacement should the laptop go missing, while it is signed out to them, so please do not leave laptops unattended!

Library News

Tue, June, 30, 2020

The Angus L. Macdonald Library is pleased to announce the launch of its curbside pickup program.  Pickups will be available Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm, excluding holidays beginning on Thursday, July 2nd. ... Read more

Tue, June, 23, 2020

Please be advised that EBSCO is having issues with multiple platforms.  Please go to for the latest status report.

Fri, May, 8, 2020

Please see the announcement from RefWorks regarding planned downtime for Saturday May 9th below.

Dear RefWorks Community, 

Thu, March, 19, 2020

Effective immediately, the library will be closed until further notice.  We will strive to maintain as many services as possible.  Reference librarians will be available to help you with your research by making... Read more

Wed, March, 18, 2020

Please be advised that RefWorks and its associated programs will be unavailable for a few hours on Saturday, March 21st.  For completed details, see the message from the service provider below:

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