General Patron Registration

Patrons may also register in person at the Access Services desk on the main floor of the Angus L. Macdonald Library. If you are a Distance Student, please complete the Distance Student Registration form.  Faculty and staff wishing to register or update their library account should fill out the Faculty/Staff Registration Form.

Off-Campus Borrowers must still register in-person at the Access Services desk.  Please remember to bring two (2) pieces of government issued ID, with at least one that includes a picture.

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory.

While we will make every effort to process your registration as soon as possible, be advised that it may take up to two (2) business days for your account to be activated.

If you have any trouble submitting this form please contact the Access Services desk at 902-867-2228 or

Patron Identification

If you are a first-time user, please choose "New Patron".  If you have registered previously, choose "Update My Account" and fill in the form with your current information.

Link to Graduate or Distance Student Registration Form
Link to Faculty/Staff Registration Form

*Members of the general public looking to register as an off-campus borrower must do so in-person at the Access Services desk.


Type N/A if you do not have a middle name.

ID Verification

(Begins with 21993... Enter N/A if you have not been issued an official StFX ID card)

Permanent Home Address

(Please remember to include your house or building number in this field.)

Contact Information

(Format 123-456-7890)

(Format 123-456-7890)

(Please enter an e-mail address other than your St. FX Webmail account.)

Release of Information

The Angus L. Macdonald Libray respects each patron's right to privacy and will not share the information contained within this form with any other individual or group outside of our organization without your prior written consent except under order of lawful subpoena. 

By submitting this form, you consent to the processing and storage of data about you by the Angus L. Macdonald Library for the purposes of creating and administering your personal library account.