Finding Materials

In the Western Libraries Catalogue, the FIMS Graduate Library location code is IMS (for Information and Media Studies).


  • FIMS Graduate Library
  • FIMS Graduate Library Service Desk – 2-Hour Loan (Course Reserves)
  • FIMS Graduate Library Periodicals – In-Library Use Only
  • FIMS Graduate Library Reference – In-Library Use Only
  • FIMS Graduate Library Stacks – In-Library Use Only

FIMS materials can be searched for in the Western Libraries catalogue. Select the Catalogue tab in the menu bar, and search for what you’d like. To narrow your search results to FIMS Graduate Library items only, open the All Libraries and Collections drop down menu, and select Information and Media Studies.

The Graduate Library collection is a non-circulating collection, meaning that materials may not be removed from the premises. Exceptions are made for certain circumstances. If you are  wanting to borrow FIMS Graduate Library materials, please email so we can help you with your request. 

Please see our Collection Development and Management Policy or speak to us at the Service Desk for further information.