What are the Library Services Available / Unavailable During the Strike?

  Services Provided Reduced Services Suspended Services
Borrower Services
  • circulation of library materials (including general collections, course textbooks and faculty reserves)
  • issuing of library cards for FCET and alumni
  • payment of fines
  • processing of faculty reserves
  • shelving of returned materials
  • borrower account maintenance
  • study room bookings
  • photocopier support
  • holds on items, for intercampus library loans dependant on courier services.
  • borrowing and lending of library materials between Seneca Libraries and external libraries
  • notification of overdue materials and outstanding fines.
  • answering research questions in person, by phone and through virtual service (AskON)
  • assisting students and faculty with locating information and completing assignments
  • virtual reference services through AskON
  • customized course readings
  • ordering books, journals, media and other learning resources
  • library tours
  • customized research projects
Book, Journal and Media Ordering and Receiving
  • checking-in and processing of periodicals for the campus libraries
  • processing and cataloguing of faculty reserves and course textbooks
  • receiving and processing of resources that directly impact programs such as standing orders for the legal programs, nursing etc.
  • library instruction classes,
  • class visits
  • support for library tutorials (academic honesty, SSC)
  • participation in program review
  • faculty training programs
  • faculty liaison
AV Services: Media and Equipment Bookings
  • video/DVD bookings and pickup/return-in person or online
  • equipment bookings and pickup/return-in person or online


  • intercampus loans of video/DVDS dependant on courier services
  • video editing/video duplication
  • television program recording
  • special events setups or videotaping
  • equipment demonstrations
AV Services - Electronic Classroom Support
  • referral to instructions on the operations of eclassrooms available on the Libraries’ web site
  • eclassrooms problems coordinated through the Manager, Audio-Visual Services
  • support for faculty teaching in eClassrooms on an emergency basis
  • immediate on call support for faculty teaching in eclassrooms
  • demonstrations of the use of eclassrooms, update of the eclassroom status module on MySeneca
Library Digital Services Digital and information systems provided by the Seneca Libraries (Library System, course readings system, research databases, copyrighted/course specific content, AskON virtual reference services, access to Library web site) will be dependent on college network.
Copyright Services
  • Emergency print course pack permissions.
  • Digital copyright requests