How to request a book for
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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
Log in to
Select ‘Library Catalogue’
from the list of resources
Use the Library Catalogue to find
the book you want
Select the book you want from the
on the title
You may need to scroll down
the screen until you find the
In order to request a book.....
Follow the prompts…
….enter your student
number (Borrower ID) eg.
M00001234, followed by
your date of birth (PIN)
like this dd/mm/yy eg.
…and then click on
‘Login’ to continue
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 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.
You can either ‘logout
‘or ‘return to searching’.
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.
If you need to cancel your request…
…go to the Library
Catalogue and click on
Login in using your
student number and date
of birth (as before). Click
‘Login’ when you are
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?
Ask a Librarian http://askalibrarian.mdx.ac.uk/