Can my company buy a card for any employee to use?

Yes, an authorized company representative may purchase External Organization Borrower cards by submitting an Application form to Management, Loans Division. All borrowing is subject to the Loans Policy and fines.

Fees/Cards: $200.00 flat rate for the purchase of 3 individual cards ($5.00 replacement fee per card). Term: for a period of one year from date of purchase.

External Organization borrowers may:

  • Use research assistance and materials at all three libraries;
  • Borrow general circulating material at all libraries, under the same loan periods as undergraduates;
  • Request books that are out on loan to other users;
  • Request items, with the exception of specialized collections such as audio and video material, to be transferred from one campus to another;
  • Access selected licensed electronic resources (databases, electronic journals, etc.) from within the Library buildings.

External Organization borrowers may not:

  • Use multimedia equipment and games held by the SFU Surrey Library, which are only accessible to SFU Surrey students;
  • Borrow 16 mm films, videos or DVD's from the SFU Library;
  • Use Interlibrary Loan or Document Delivery services;
  • Access Reserve materials;
  • Access licensed electronic resources from outside the Library;
  • Request journal article photocopies;
  • Access SFU's wireless network (a valid SFU computing account is required)