In order to provide fair and equal access to our resources, the Windsor University School of Medicine Library adheres to the following policies and procedures. We invite you to stay informed by reviewing the information on this page, and contact us if you have questions or concerns.
Full library services are available to all registered students, faculty and staff at WUSOM. Residents of the Cayon-Lodge communities interested in using the library may contact the library to enquire about applying to WUSOM Community Patron Library Access.
Your WUSOM ID is required at the time of checking out items from the library. Students may check out up to 6 items at one time.
Loan periods vary depending on the type of patron and type of item. All items are due at the end of each academic session, sometimes resulting in less than the normal loan period. The following describes loan periods for WUSOM faculty, students and staff:
14 days loan
Library use only
• 3 Hours loan
• 2 days loan
Library use only
RenewalsAll circulating materials from the General and Reserved Collections can be renewed in the absence of hold requests by other users.
Items which are overdue for more than 30 days will be considered lost. Patrons will be billed a replacement fee, comprising the cost of the item plus shipping and handling charges.
Patrons are responsible for damage to items borrowed from the library. Following an assessment of the damage, an appropriate fee, based on what is required to repair the book, will be applied. If the item cannot be repaired, the patron will be billed the full replacement cost of the item.
Notices of bills are sent to patrons via E-mail. Notwithstanding receipt of same, users are responsible for full payment of all incurred fines.
User Conduct Policies
Donating to WUSOM Library
The WUSOM Library accepts donations of books, periodicals and materials in other formats that meet its regular selection criteria. This criterion includes subject matter, copyright date and condition of the item(s).
Upon acceptance, the gift becomes the property of WUSOM Library.
If the library decides not to add the gift to its collection, it reserves the right to dispose of the item as is seen fit. This may include donating the item to another library or adding it to items to be sold at a library's book sale.
Receipt of donations is acknowledged in writing.
Thank you for donating!