Patrick Power Library

Virtual Library Services 

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Live Help

  • Chat with a librarian and get help with your research

Ask Us!

  • Get research and citation support from library experts

Current Virtual Hours

During Summer term (July 6- August 22), we are happy to assist you virtually during the following hours:                                

Monday – Friday: 9 am- 7 pm

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: 1-5 pm (Virtual Research Help only)

CLOSED Monday, August 3 (Natal Day)


Questions? Email


Research Help: Email or text 902-702-3057


Virtual Research Help Desk

Campus ID

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, we are unable to produce University ID Cards at this time. Our services will resume when the campus reopens.

While the SMU ID Centre is closed, please present your Confirmation of Enrollment Letter as proof of your Saint Mary’s University student status. Confirmation of Enrollment Letters may be requested online.  Please note that you may be asked to show government issued photo ID as additional proof of identity. Please contact us by email if you have any questions.