Other Technology

Microfilm - Microfiche - Microcard

Microfilm - Microfiche - Microcard Items in the Research & Collections Resource Facility

  • Search the library catalogue for your title
  • Library catalog item records contain a “Request this” button that allows you to request microform and newspapers

Micro Scanners (Rutherford North, 2nd Flr)

  • ViewScan4 (2 stations), fiche, microfilm, microcards
  • Use the Book Study Space tool to reserve (UA staff and students only)
  • Save as PDF, multi-page PDF, and more
  • Email results, save to flash drive, cloud, ONEcard printing

Microfilm/fiche readers

Some libraries have older microfilm/fiche reader printers. Prints are poor quality and you cannot save files as PDF.

  • UA Bibliothèque Saint-Jean (BSJ)
  • 15 cents/page
  • Augustana Campus Library
  • Scanpro 3000 for fiche, microfilm
  • Save as PDF, multi-page PDF, and more


Guide to Robotics and Computational Thinking at Coutts (Education and Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation)

Ce guide offre des ressources liées à la programmation et à la robotique en français.

Borrowing Privileges

  • The robotics and related kits may be borrowed by University of Alberta students, staff, and faculty only.
  • The kits must be returned to the owning library's service desk.
  • Loan period is 1 week.
  • $1/hour per overdue item.
  • No renewals.
  • No holds.
  • Damaged items will be assessed to determine what fees will apply.
  • Replacement charges will be applied in place of the $150 lost charge that is indicated in your library account.
  • Borrowers are subject to the University of Alberta Libraries borrowing policies.

Fax Machines

The U of A Library does not offer fax services. Public fax machines are located at:

  • Varsity Health/Stationary in HUB Mall (#39, just across from Rutherford Library). Open evenings and weekends.
  • SUBprint in the Student's Union Building basement. Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.
  • Canada Post Office, Shopper's Drug Mart located at 8210 109 street (off-campus). Open evenings and weekends.

SMART Boards

SMART Boards are available for use in the following libraries: Bibliothèque Saint-Jean, and H.T. Coutts Library. To reserve a study space with a SMART Board, book the appropriate room using the online reservation system for the selected library.

Bibliothèque Saint-Jean

1-12E: capacity of up to 12 people. SMART Board pens, keyboard and mouse are available at the service desk.

H.T. Coutts (Education)

LB-13 basement classroom: capacity of up to 20 people. SMART Board pens and dongles are available at the service desk.

Listening and viewing equipment

Rutherford Library (HSS)

Listening and viewing equipment are available in Rutherford Library, on the 2nd floor in the Micromaterials Reading Room 2-116. The following equipment is not bookable and does not circulate:

  • 1 LP player
  • 1 cassette deck
  • 1 CD player
  • 1 VHS player/TV
  • 1 all region DVD/Blu-Ray player/TV

Education Library (Coutts)

  • *SMART board in LB-13
  • *SMART TV in L-104A
  • *DVD/VHS player in B-01D
  • Audio cassette player and headphones in B-01C