As a registered Dalhousie distance student you first have to register your Banner ID card and the barcode on the bottom of it with the library before you can borrow material. This ensures that we have the correct address information for you. Go to Registration form
N.B. If you require a barcode to obtain library services, please phone the DalCard Office (902-494-2334) to obtain your barcode.
**On the form, click yes for a CAUL Card. A CAUL (Council of Atlantic University Libraries) card allows you to borrow from university libraries across Canada. Your CAUL card will be sent by mail. Read more about CAUL cards.
Dalhousie students, faculty and staff can access all library electronic resources remotely (at home, in your office, anywhere off-campus) via its proxy server.
A valid Dalhousie University Net ID provides you with full access to library electronic resources at home or anywhere off campus.
No setup or configuration is needed to access library resources off campus. You login to each library resource as if you were logging on to your Dalhousie mail or My.Dal
1. Request a book or a copy of an article to be delivered to you:
Use this form Document Delivery Request forms.
To Login to the Request Form
Delivery of material
Dalhousie Libraries deliver material at no charge to distance students and faculty, but do not cover the cost of returning an item.
2. Borrowing from a nearby Canadian university library: