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UMLibraries Self-Checkout App: Home

Use the UMLibraries Self-Checkout app to check out items from University of Manitoba libraries. Available for Apple, Android and Blackberry.

Getting Started

Use the UMLibraries Self-Checkout app to check out items from anywhere inside the following University of Manitoba libraries:

  • Albert D. Cohen Management Library
  • Architecture/Fine Arts Library
  • Eckhardt Gramatté Music Library
  • E. K. Williams Law Library
  • Elizabeth Dafoe Library
  • Fr. H. Drake Library (St. Paul's College)
  • Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library
  • Sciences and Technology Library
  • St. John's College Library

Available for Apple, Android and Blackberry.

Get UMLibraries Self-Checkout

Visit your app store to download the UMLibraries Self-Checkout app.  Download the app and open on your device.

Allow the app to access your camera, location and to send you notifications


Automatic Activation

The app will be activated and automatically connect to the library that you are using. 

Allow the app to access to use your location


Using the App

Touch “Start” on the welcome screen.

You’ll be asked to enter your student/library ID the first time you use the app. Library staff are available to help if you have questions.

To check out an item use the “+” button in the checkout screen.


Deactivate Items

Deactivate your items at the dedicated self-check app (meeScan) desensitizer before leaving. The app will automatically show deactivated items and let you know when you’re ready to go. Please contact staff at the circulation desk if you cannot find the deactivation station.

Touch “Finish” when you are done.

Download the App

UMLibraries app logo

Download for iOS
Download for Android

Download link for Blackberry coming soon.

Helpful Hints

  • Fit the entire barcode of the item in your viewfinder.
  • Hold the phone steady. The camera needs time to focus.
  • Don’t get too close. The best distance is around 15 cm / 6 in.
  • Avoid glare. Tilt the phone if necessary.
  • Use flash in low light

Have more questions? Please talk to U of M Libraries staff.