Services for Lakehead Georgian Students

Are you a Lakehead Georgian student? You have access to both Lakehead and Georgian libraries. This guide explains some of the library services and any special instructions.

Research Help for Lakehead-Georgian Students

Research Help for Lakehead-Georgian Students

Need help? Don't know where to start? We want to help you!

In person - View Georgian's library and research hours.

By phone - Call us at the research desk for help.

Email Georgian's libraries - Email us with your question.

Virtual (chat) reference help is also available from both Georgian and Lakehead libraries.

If you are using a Lakehead resource (catalogue or database), look for the Ask! icon and click to chat.

Ask - Chat with a Lakehead librarian

If you are using a Georgian resource (catalogue or database), look for the askON icon and click to chat.

Logos of Lakehead University and Georgian College.

Getting a Book from Lakehead

Did you find a book at Lakehead that you want to borrow? You can have it delivered to your door.

1. Tips for searching the Lakehead catalogue are on this page


2. Search the Lakehead catalogue and under "Resource Types", use the "Books & ebooks" filter to narrow down to book results.

3. Click the title to see a detailed record for the book.

4. In the "Get It" area, sign in with your Lakehead username and password.

5. Click "Request"

6. Under "Pickup Location", choose "Mail to Me", or under "No Campus, Lakehead Libraries".

7. In the Comments area, identify yourself as a Lakehead-Georgian student, and enter your physical mailing address.

8. Wait for the item to be mailed to you.

9. When you're ready to return the book, use the pre-paid label.

Do you need just a chapter or a journal article from a physical book or journal? Then select "Digitization" (located beside Request). Library staff will be happy to help you!

Getting A Book From Another University

Can't locate a book at Georgian or Lakehead that you want? Try RACER!

You can search other Ontario university library collections and place a request. RACER requires an account. Here's where to create a RACER account.