Your NetID will allow you to log in to Dalhousie subscriptions (such as journals, databases, and other online resources) from anywhere. Check out this quick video if you have questions about remote access to library resources.
If you have a NetID that has not yet been activated, visit the NetID & Password page.
When accessing Dalhousie online library resources off campus, you will be prompted to login with your NetID. The screen will look like this:
You Dal card is your library card, but not until you register! Registering is easy, and can be done online. Please note that it takes 24 hours for your registration to be processed. Register online using this form.
If you would like help with registration, here is a short video tutorial on registering your Dal card as your library card.
Important! When filling out the form, make sure to click YES to register for a CAUL card. This card will allow you to visit and borrow books from most university libraries in Canada.
If you do not yet have a Dal card, please phone the DalCard Office (902-494-2334) to obtain your barcode that you can use to register.
Why is the CAUL (Council of Atlantic University Libraries) card so great for distance students?
How do I register for a CAUL card?
Distance students will want to take advantage of our free Document Delivery services. Books from Dalhousie and other universities can be delivered to your home! Watch this video to learn more - Document Delivery for Distance Students (video).
On-campus students can also take advantage of Document Delivery to order books and articles that are not available at Dal. Watch this video to learn more - Document Delivery (video).
More short videos on ordering resources: