Borrow & Return

Search Acadia and other Novanet libraries for books, articles, and more.

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To find and request materials not available in Novanet, please try WorldCat Discovery Service. Within WorldCat, use the “Request Item” button located under the heading "Availability".

Advanced Search

Search for print and electronic journals, magazines, and newspapers available at Vaughan Memorial Library. Once you find the journal name you are looking for, go to that journal to search for articles of interest. Contact your librarian if you'd like help.

Search titles:

      Browse Journals

Find databases by database title and description. Contact your librarian if you'd like help.


      Browse Databases

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Search for:

  • "Instructor" example: Macintosh, Constance
  • "Course number" example: MATH-1013 ACADIA
  • "Course name" example: MATH-1013 ACADIA/INTRODUCTORY CALCULUS
  • "Title begins with..." example: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • "Department" example: ACADIA-MATH

At Acadia

My Account - see what loans you have, view your book list, etc.

Renew Loans - Renew your Acadia items if you need them longer!

Holds - Does someone else have the item you're looking for? If so, place a hold so you can be next in line!

Fines - Find out how much you'll owe if you forget to bring your items back on time.

Request an Item from Storage - Some items that don't get a lot of use are kept in a location where staff can retrieve them for you.

From other libraries

Interlibrary Loans

Please click the link to login and make requests for books, articles, chapters and to renew existing loans.

Request an interlibrary loan

FAQs for Acadia borrowers


BARA/CAUL/CURBA - The Vaughan Memorial Library is pleased to be a participant in this Nova Scotia initiative. You can borrow a book at any public, college or university library in the Province and return it to any other library.


Other Library Catalogues - You may want to check out these other catalogues when doing your research.