Transcript of "How to request a book on the library catalogue DL general"
How to request a book for
http:// unihub.mdx.ac.uk / study / library
Distance Learners can request our
books for postal delivery
In order to do this, you must first
register as a Distance Learner by
completing this form. The form
can be found on the webpage
Access the Library Catalogue
myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Library Catalogue
Select ‘Library Catalogue’
from the list of resources
Log in to
Use the Library Catalogue to find
the book you want
Select the book you want from the
You may need to scroll down
the screen until you find the
on the title
In order to request a book.....
Follow the prompts…
…and then click on
‘Login’ to continue
….enter your normal
login i.e IT User ID and
password e.g. AB123
Alternatively, you can use your
student number (Borrower ID) eg.
M00001234, followed by your
date of birth (PIN) like this
dd/mm/yy eg. 121087…
Continue to follow the prompts…
…as a distance learner, your
default option will be ‘Distance
Learner’. This means that the
book will be posted to your
.....having opted for postal delivery of the book ie. selected
‘Distance learner’ from the drop-down menu, it is useful if you
can enter the first line of your postal address here....
.....when you are
ready click on
‘Request’ to continue
You can either ‘logout
‘or ‘return to searching’.
You should see this
message if your
request has been
If you select ‘Return to searching’ you
will remain logged in. This is useful if
you think you might want to request
This number indicates
where you are in the
queue for this book. There
is only one request on this
book for example.
The book(s) will be posted to your home address
•The book will be issued to you for the duration of its loan period ie. 7days, 14 days or 28 days
plus an additional 10 working days to allow for delivery and return
•It is possible to renew the book up to 20 times. See this guide to find out how to renew your
•If you are unable to renew your books, please contact UniHelp Online
http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/support/unihelp/index.aspx or telephone 020 8411 6060 (Monday to
Friday, 8am to 9pm UK, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 9pm UK)
•There is no cost for this service, but you are responsible for posting the book back to the
Library. More information will be included when the book is posted to you.
If you have any questions regarding
postal delivery of books then
contact our Distance Learning
Tel. 020 8411 2178/2117
Telephones are staffed from 9am to
5pm Mon to Fri.
Requesting books from Summon
myUniHub > My Study > My Library > Summon
Select ‘Summon’ from the
list of resources
Log in to
Click on this link….
for the book
Finally click on ‘Check availability’….
continue as normal
If you need to cancel your request…
…go to the Library
Catalogue and click on
Login in using your IT
User ID and password as
before. Click ‘Login’ when
you are ready.
You are now in your Library Account
Click on ‘Requests’
Select the request
you want to cancel
and click on ‘Cancel
Your book request
is now cancelled.
Need further help?
Contact your Librarian:
Make an appointment:
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