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Notre Dame 5 Star University
University Library

 

 

    

Recommending & Requesting

I want...

If you have not found the resource in our collection, you can submit a request directly through your My Library Account in FiNDit by following the steps below:

 

  1. In your search results page, navigate to the left hand menu and click the option to Expand results beyond our collection 
  2. Search for the item that you are trying to access
  3. If it appears in your results, click on the link that says No Online Access
    1. If it doesn't appear, see the next section below
  4. Scroll down to the How to get It section
  5. If you haven't already, sign into FiNDit with your student or staff number and Notre Dame password
  6. Click on the gold Resource sharing link and complete or edit any required information and tick the declaration
  7. Click Send request
  8. You will then see a Copyright Restrictions notice that you must agree to so that your request can be successfully placed.

If you have not had success finding a record using the method above, you can submit a new request using the steps below:

 

  1. At the top of your results page in FiNDit, click on the Find Item button
  2. Enter in as much details as possible about the item you are wanting to access 
  3. Click Submit
  4. Navigate to the How to Get it section and click the gold Resource Sharing button
  5. Scroll down and complete any further information in the form, click the declaration and then Send Request
     

Once you have submitted your request you will receive any further communications to your student or staff email address


Need Assistance?

If you require further assistance, please contact the team on your campus:
broome.library@nd.edu.au
fremantle.documentdelivery@nd.edu.au
sydney.documentdelivery@nd.edu.au

This service is available to all students and staff.

  1. Click on the image to the right.Thumbnail image of recommend form
  2. Tick Recommend a Purchase from the options at the top of the form.

 

  • Books and films can be recommended using this form.
  • If you would like to recommend a journal subscription or other resource type, please email your Liaison Librarian.
  • Recommendations will be actioned within the parameters of our budget and Collection Development Guidelines

I want my students to...

Q: Do you already have access to the document (article, book chapter, etc)?

 

A: YES

  1. Create a Leganto Reading List using the support guide : Reading Lists: Guide for Academic Staff
  2. Upload a copy of your document following these instructions: Materials NOT available in the Library collection. 
  3. Publish your Reading List and the Library will make your document available to your students. 

 

A: NO

  1. Create a Leganto Reading List using the support guide : Reading Lists: Guide for Academic Staff
  2. Include details of the document you require following the instructions at the bottom of this page: Materials NOT available in the Library collection. 
  3. Publish your Reading List and the Library will source your document and make it available to your students. 


A. UNSURE

  • Search FiNDit for the document (article, chapter etc) before returning here and selecting the relevant answer.

Q: Does the Library already have the book in print?

 

A: YES

  1. Click on the image to the right.Thumbnail image of request form
  2. Tick Closed Reserve from the options at the top of the form.

 

 

A: NO

  1. Click on the image to the right.Thumbnail image of request form
  2. Tick Closed Reserve from the options at the top of the form.

 

  • A copy or copies of the book will be purchased.
  • If a suitable eBook is available to purchase, no physical item will be added to closed reserve and you can instead provide students with a direct link to the eBook as soon as it's available.  

 

A: UNSURE

  • Search FiNDit for the book before returning here and selecting the relevant answer.

 

Q: Does the Library already have it as an eBook?

 

A: YES

 

A: NO

  1. Click on the image to the right.Thumbnail image of request form
  2. Tick Closed Reserve from the options at the top of the form.

 

  • If a suitable eBook is available to purchase, no physical item will be added to closed reserve and you can instead provide students with a direct link to the eBook as soon as it's available.
  • A copy or copies of the book will be purchased in print if no suitable eBook is available.

 

 A: UNSURE

  • Search FiNDit for the eBook before returning here and selecting the relevant answer.

I still need help

If your scenario is not covered here and you still need assistance, please contact the Library.