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Recommending & Requesting

I want...

Q: Are you one of the following?

  • PhD student
  • MD student
  • Masters (Research) student
  • Honours student
  • Remote student
  • Student with a Learning Access Plan (LAP)



You can submit a request directly through your My Library Account in FiNDit. 


  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 email address


Need Assistance?

If you require further assistance, please contact the team on your campus:


  • If you are not one of the student types listed above, e.g. if you are an undergraduate student, this service is not currently available to you.
  • Please search FiNDit for resources and seek assistance from Library staff if needed.

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 still need help

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