Who Can Borrow
AST staff, students and alumni, staff and students from other Novanet Institutions, and residents of Nova Scotia (over the age of 19).
AST staff and students can present their ID card for validation at the Library. AST students, faculty, and staff can borrow items from any Novanet Library. This includes academic libraries in Nova Scotia and Mount Alison University in New Brunswick.
- A replacement card costs $15.00
- If you are an AST distance student, please contact the Circulation Desk or call 902-423-7986 to receive a student ID
Books from AST library can be returned to any public or academic library in Nova Scotia.
Books from other Nova Scotia library systems (Other academic or public libraries) can be returned to AST due to the Borrow Anywhere Return Anywhere (BARA) program. Participating BARA libraries - BARA Libraries.
Renewing Library materials
CAUL Borrower's Card
The Council of Atlantic University Libraries (CAUL) borrower's card allows registered AST students, faculty and staff to borrow items when visiting Canadian university libraries. This is a free card. AST students, faculty, and staff can get their ASIN card from the AST Library. If you belong to another university, you must get your ASIN card from your university library.