Robertson Library's Response to COVID-19

Last updated: April 28, 2020

UPEI library is providing online information and online assistance. During this time, the physical building is closed and our understanding is that we will remain closed for the foreseeable future.

You can still:

Access resources online

The majority of books, journals, and streaming media that the library has paid for are accessible online. If you are off campus, you need to access them using the library or they may ask you to pay. Here are ways to access our resources:

Unfortunately, print books, anything in Special Collections and Archives, microfilm, and other items that we lend cannot be consulted or borrowed at this time.

Consult with us online

Library staff are working from home and will be happy to take your questions. The Ask Us chat box has extended hours, and you can use the various emails for different library services, and you can contact your subject librarian by email. We can assist you by email, or other remote methods (phone, Google Hangouts, Google Meet, Blackboard Collaborate) as appropriate. The chat box, as well as contact emails, are below.

Some services, such as interlibrary loan for physical items, document delivery, 3d printing, and anything requiring physical access to the building, are not available at this time.

Ask Us


General Contact


Donald Moses -
business administration, economics
Keltie MacPhail -
religious studies, education, theatre studies, fine arts, english, music, philosophy
Keri McCaffrey -
first-year experience
Kim Mears -
veterinary, nursing, applied human sciences, environmental studies
Melissa Belvadi -
psychology, sociology, anthropology, diversity and social justice studies
Rosie Le Faive -
engineering, chemistry, physics, math and computational sciences
Simon Lloyd -
history, modern languages, island studies, political science

Hold on to physical materials that you've borrowed from the library

All materials that were due between February 15 and April 30 are now due May 31st, 2020.

As of April 15, 2020, we now have a safe drop-off point for items on loan that need to be returned to the library. Click here for more information.

You can log into your borrowing account at (using your UPEI ID number e.g. 123456 or 301234 and your UPEI PIN e.g. 9999) to see what you have on loan. If you have other items on loan that were not extended, please email