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NSCAD Library: Interlibrary Loan

The NSCAD Library is Atlantic Canada’s largest library dedicated to fine arts, craft, and design. It houses an extensive collection of print and media resources, online databases, and special collections to support learning in all subjects taught at NSCAD

INTERLIBRARY LOAN

WHAT IS AN INTERLIBRARY LOAN?

Interlibrary loan is a service that allows libraries to share their collections with other libraries. Once you have registered with the NSCAD Library, you can borrow items from other libraries using your NSCAD account. This page is a quick guide to Interlibrary Loan at the NSCAD Library. For more information, we have a detailed guide here: NSCAD Interlibrary Loan Guide

RELAIS

The NSCAD Library is a partner in an interlibrary loan group called CAUL-DDG (Council of Atlantic University Libraries / Conseil des bibliothèques universitaires de l'Atlantique Document Delivery Group).  

We use a system called Relais to manage the delivery of materials from one library to another. This system allows us to order books, articles and other media from libraries in the Atlantic region, across Canada, and around the world. In turn, we loan our circulating materials to patrons of libraries outside the Novanet system. To request an item using Relais, use this form - RELAIS FORM

NOVANET

As a partner in Novanet, we also participate in a free document delivery service among Novanet libraries called Novanet Express.

UPDATE, SEPTEMBER 2020 - PLEASE NOTE THAT REQUESTS MAY TAKE LONGER THAN USUAL

HOW TO USE RELAIS FOR INTERLIBRARY LOAN

PLEASE NOTE THAT REQUESTS MAY TAKE LONGER THAN USUAL TO ARRIVE. SEE OUR FAQ PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Are you a NSCAD student, staff or faculty member searching the Novanet Catalogue and not finding what you need?
Use this form to order items from libraries outside the Novanet system.

User Login = 14 digit barcode number (eg 29360… ) on the NSCAD ID card or Off-Campus borrowers card
Password = the password you use for accessing your Novanet library account. This password is the last 4 digits of your phone number registered with the NSCAD Library unless you have changed it.

UNABLE TO LOG IN? Novanet accounts require updating each October. Please contact Detta Morrison-Phillips for further assistance.

If your login is not successful or for any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Document Delivery Staff via email at dphillips@nscad.ca. Check the Interlibrary Loan Guide if you have questions or are having problems using the form.

HOW TO USE NOVANET EXPRESS

Requesting A Book:

  1.  Open the Novanet catalogue from home or library computers.
  2.  Log in with your 14-digit barcode and your password (the last 4 digits of your phone number). *
  3.  Search for an item.
  4.  Click on the item title.
  5.  Select Hold to request a book. You will be notified that Action Succeeded.
  6.  You will be notified in your NSCAD email account if your request has been filled or cancelled. 
  7.  You will receive email notification when the item arrives at your chosen pickup location.

UPDATE- SEPTEMBER 2020 - Please note that the Library currently has a book pickup service - LIBRARY FAQs

Requesting an Article:

Article requests must be placed through the Request Item Through Document Delivery option (Relais). For more information, please see the Interlibrary Loan Guide

STAFF

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Detta Morrison-Phillips
Contact:
NSCAD University Library
5163 Duke Street
Halifax, NS
B3J 3J6
902-494-8255
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