Continuity of Library & Archives Services

Online Research Help Hours

Monday - Thursday ~ 10AM-8PM

Friday ~ 10AM-5PM

Saturday ~ 12PM-4PM

Sunday ~ 12PM-4PM (by appointment only)

Connecting from off-campus

In order to access many of the Mount Library resources, you need to be authenticated as a Mount student, faculty or employee. 

For article databases, ebooks, journals, and streaming media

Use either your MyMount login or your Moodle login.

You can change your MyMount login online, or contact if you have any difficulties logging in with your MyMount or Moodle logins.

For document delivery, your library account status, renewing loans, booking student seminar rooms, and complete Novanet results 

Use your Mount ID Barcode & PIN**

** your PIN is usually the last 4 digits of your phone number.

Please contact if you experience any difficulty logging in with your barcode & pin.


During the Mount Library & Archives closure, the team is working to ensure our research community has access to the resources and services they need. Please refer to the following Quick Guide for a list of, and links to, services and their availability. Use the Questions/Feedback button on the left to reach MSVU Library & Archives staff or email If LiveHelp is available, a chat box will appear whenever Novanet staff are working.   

Quick Guide

 Research Services  Available Online 
  • Yes
    (Novanet online chat service)
  • Yes
  •  Instruction / Workshops

  • Yes 
    Request via
  •  Yes
  •  Yes
  •  Yes
 Access to Collections  Available Online
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Print Collections
  •  No
  •  No
 General Library Services  Available Online 
  • Barcode number/password reset and troubleshooting

 Borrowing Services

  • Book Checkout


  • No
  • Loans are extended to May 30, any fines will be waived
  • Yes (before due date)
  • Laptops & Equipment
  • No

 Course Reserves

  • eReserves (online reading lists)
  • Print reserves


  • Selective via Moodle
  • No (email Reserves, item may be available digitally)

Student Seminar Room Reservations

  •  No

 Document Delivery

  • PDF/online Journal Articles
  • Print Journal Articles
  • Books


  • Yes, if available from other universities (email delivery)
  • No
  • No
  • Printing, Photocopying, Scanners 
  •  No
 Ordering/Processing  Available Online 
  • Yes
  • Yes digital, no print


  •  Electronic Content
  •  Print Materials

  • Yes
  • No


Search for OER

There are many OER repositories to search from; a curated list of the most prominent databases is below.

COVID 19 | Temporary Access to Scholarly Resources

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