This page describes privileges and services of particular interest to MSW students since many of the students in this online program are studying at a distance.
Borrowing books from UW/UG/WLU
Returning Books to UW
By mail: Books can be mailed or returned by courier at your own expense. Books must be postmarked before the due date of the book. Return books to:
Book/Article Retrieval Service
Dana Porter Library
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo ON N2L 3G1
519-888-4567 ext. 84883
Drop off: Drop off TUG books at the circulation desk of any Ontario university library (except U of Toronto) and they will be returned at no-cost to you by the Inter University Transit Service.
Exception: Do not use this for RACER books. RACER books must be mailed or couriered to UW.
Planning to visit another university? Graduate students can freely borrow books directly from other Canadian universities (U of Toronto requires additional fee). Browse the library catalogues to learn what is available.
Search these collections of online books and view the text at your desktop. Some ebooks are freely accessible through the Internet while others will prompt you to login with your WATCARD barcode and last name.
Search the Google Books collection. You may be able to access the full text book online or just search Primo for the book title to determine if you can access the book in the UW, UG or WLU libraries.