Detailed information about library services on & off campus

Library Logins

Library Logins

Your Library User ID is the number under the barcode on your student card. Your PIN is the last 4 digits of the same number.

sample Onecard and older Georgian student cards.

Databases off campus

Activate your Library UserID or get login help by calling


or toll free at


Place books on hold

Renew checkouts online

Book group study room

Library Login Help


Press 1 for Customer Service

Access to Library Services Online & Off-campus

Good news! You can do almost all of the research you'd do in the library from home!

 Search MultiSearch & Other databases
 Access articles
 Read e-books
 Watch streaming video & more


First time users...

 Find your student card
  Call the library at 705-722-5139 or toll free at 1-877-890-8477 to activate your card

Complete our Library UserID & PIN request form using your Georgian email account if you are not in a rush, or stop by one of our library locations next time you're on campus.


Returning users...

 Search MultiSearch or select another database from the complete list

 Enter your Library UserID and the PIN number assigned to you when you see the screen below

remote login screenshot where your User I.D. is your number beneath your student card barcode.

Remember: Your Library UserID is the number under the barcode on your student card or
Given to you upon registration with the library


Full or part-time LU students

please see our Lakehead @ Georgian Library Services Guide

Renew resources, Placing Holds & Viewing My Account

View your Library account online using the "My Account" feature:

  • Login using your Library UserID & PIN
  • View items checked out & due dates
  • View outstanding fines
  • View items currently on hold & place holds
  • Renew most items (once).

Difficulty Renewing? if you have any difficulty renewing through "My Account", please contact the library. Holds on a book, previous renewals and other factors may affect your ability to do this.

DVDs: holds on DVDs can be placed by contacting Library staff, phone toll free 1-877-890-8477 or e-mail

If you need any help with any of these features, please contact the customer service desk.

Troubleshooting & More help

We're here to help! If you need more information or require assistance, please don't hesitate to contact the library!

Online Research Help

Research help is available online and by text messageUse your web browser to connect using the askON button anywhere on the library website or text us for help:

(705) 980-0030

Staff are available to help you learn research skills.
Check our hours page for availability.

askON online research helpaskON library staff are available to chat in real-time and help you

  • formulate research topics
  • find library and online resources on your topic
  • select and access appropriate resources
  • evaluate information sources

Click the askON button where ever you see it to connect with us or learn more.

Watch for our new askON Click to Chat button appearing on most library pages in the bottom right corner The askON Click to Chat button is blue with white lettering & the askON logo

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