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Undergraduate Students Library Services

What is Document Delivery?

Document Delivery is a service through which MSVU students, staff, and faculty can request materials (articles, book chapters, physical books, etc.) that are not available in the Mount Library's collection from other libraries.

Please see below for details, or to access the form for requesting materials. For questions, please email library@msvu.ca.

Services

Eligibility

Document Delivery services are available to students, faculty and staff of the Mount and Community Borrowers registered with Novanet.

Request Forms

All requests must be submitted online.

Document Delivery

Document Delivery supplies materials from other libraries across Canada and internationally.

Requests can be placed using the ‘Request Document Delivery’ button in WorldCat, the ‘Check for Full Text…’ link in our databases and choosing Document Delivery from additional options in the Journal list or by using the Document Delivery form:

Novanet Express

Novanet Express supplies materials from other Novanet libraries. 

Requests are placed via the Novanet Catalogue.

Students

Canadian Requests

There is no charge for items available within Canada.

International Requests

Students are responsible for charges for materials acquired internationally.

Document Delivery will confirm any charges before pursuing an item internationally.

Delays can be avoided by using the ‘Max. Cost’ field of the Document Delivery request form. International charges average $25 or more.

Request Form

Request Item through Document Delivery»

Login using the barcode on your Mount ID card;
your default password is the last 4 digits of your phone number.

Document Delivery Account

  • Request a renewal of a book borrowed from outside of Novanet
  • Check the status of a request
  • Cancel a request
  • Send a message to Document Delivery staff

Once logged in choose "Open Requests" from the side menu.

Login using the barcode on your Mount ID card;
your default password is the last 4 digits of your phone number.

Document Delivery Contact

Monday-Friday 10 am-3 pm 
Document Delivery Department
902-457-6435 or DocDel@msvu.ca

Evenings & Weekends
Library Access Services Desk
902-457-6250

Document Delivery
Mount Saint Vincent University Library
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3M 2J6
Canada

Email: docdel@msvu.ca
Ariel: 140.230.5.118
Tel: (902) 457-6435
Fax: (902) 457-6445