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Library Guest Accounts for External Community Access to Computer Workstations

Computer workstations in Concordia University Libraries with access to the Internet require authentication of each person using the computer. Currently enrolled Concordia students, faculty and staff must use their MyConcordia NetName and password for authentication. Other categories of Library users may be eligible for guest accounts allowing one-day access to these workstations during specified hours of the day they apply for the account.

Who can get a library guest account?

Holders of valid Library Privilege Cards may apply for a guest account.

How do I apply for a library guest account?

Before applying for a library guest account, you must first create a netname and password using the DPrint Guest Account Creation kiosk on the ground floor of the LB building, or else by submitting the electronic Guest Account Request Form.

Once your have your new netname and password, you must present yourself in person at the Circulation Desk at Webster or Vanier Libraries during Circulation service hours to have your netname activiated. In addition to this netname, the Circulation Desk will also need to see a valid photo ID and your Library Priveledge Card. The following rules apply:

  • To obtain a library guest account, presentation of a valid Library Privilege Card and photo identification is required. Borrowers must be in good standing and not have any outstanding overdue items, fines or unpaid debts to the Library.
  • Guest accounts are issued each day and are only valid on the date they are issued.
  • Library guest accounts are not transferable.
  • Holders of guest accounts must comply with University and Library regulations on computer use and are responsible for any use made of their account on library computers. All users must log off at the end of their session.

When can I use my library guest account?

You can only apply for a new library guest account during Circulation service hours. Once you have your account, you can use it during the following times:

  • Fall and Winter Semesters
    • Monday to Thursday: 8:30am to 11am; 9pm to midnight
    • Friday: 8:30am to 11am; 6pm to midnight
    • Saturday and Sunday: 10am to midnight
  • Spring and Summer Semesters

Please note - these hours are subject to change.

NOTE: Library guest accounts are valid for a period of 720 hours, or 30 days, from the time that they are activated.

Can I print, photocopy and/or scan?

Printing from library workstations is currently not available for guests. Photocopying or scanning a document requires a DPrint Guest Account.

page last updated on: Wednesday 27 August 2014
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