Memberships

Red Deer College Library offers free memberships.

  RDC Students   Alumni, Community members, TAL & RDPL cardholders
  RDC Faculty & Staff     Short-Term Computer Accounts  (Guest Accounts)
  NEOS Cardholders  

Current membership is required to exercise borrowing privileges.

RDC Students

  • Your iCard is your library card
  • All students automatically receive a Library membership
  • 6-week loan with maximum 2 renewals (if no other requests)
  • 2-week loan with maximum 2 renewals on Curriculum items and DVDs
    • $0.50/day/item overdue fines for most RDC materials
    • subject to recall; $1.00/day/item if not returned when recalled
  • 2 hour loan (unless otherwise noted) for Reserve items
    • no renewal
    • $1.00/hour/item overdue fines
  • Free NEOS requests: 2-week loan with maximum 4 renewals (if no other requests)
    • $1.00/day/item overdue fines for NEOS materials
  • Free interlibrary loans
  • Off-campus access to article databases and e-resources 
  • Free access to Red Deer Public Library
  • Need TAL card issued by RDC Library to borrow from outside NEOS/RDPL (some restrictions apply)
  • Access to RDC Makerspace

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RDC Faculty & Staff

  • Your iCard is your library card
  • All  faculty and staff automatically receive a Library membership
  • 4-month loan with maximum 2 renewals (if no other requests)
  • 2-week loan with maximum 2 renewals on Curriculum and DVD items (if no other requests)
    • no overdue fines on RDC materials
    • subject to recall; $1.00/day/item if not returned when recalled
  • Free NEOS requests with maximum 4 renewals (if no other requests) - 2-week loan
    • $1.00/day/item overdue fines for NEOS materials
  • Free interlibrary loans
  • Off-campus access to article databases and e-resources
  • Free access to Red Deer Public Library
  • Need TAL card issued by RDC Library to borrow from outside NEOS/RDPL (some restrictions apply)
  • Access to RDC Makerspace

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NEOS Cardholders

  • Patrons who are primary borrowers at other NEOS Libraries (students, staff) must show a valid card from their NEOS home library  
  • RDC collection: 2-week loan with maximum 4 renewals (if no other requests)
    • $1.00/day/item overdue fines
  • Full onsite access to computers and e-resources (account setup required)
  • Access to RDC Makerspace (some restrictions may apply)

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Alumni, Community members, TAL & RDPL cardholders 

  • Free memberships
  • RDC and NEOS collection: 2-week loan with maximum 4 renewals (if no other requests)
    • $1.00/day/item overdue fines
  • Full onsite access to computers and e-resources (account setup required)
  • Access to RDC Makerspace (some restrictions may apply)

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Short-Term Computer Accounts (Guest Account)

  • If you require computer access for a short period (i.e. 24 hours or less), please ask at the Library Desk
  • Series students: Please ask at the Library Desk about getting a guest account for the duration of your course

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