1. Search for the book or article you need in the WorldCat Discovery tab above. Note: make sure you click on the print book format of the book you want (you may have to click on ""); eBooks cannot be loaned from other libraries.
To see the status of your InterLibrary Loan request, simply sign into WorldCat Discovery with your ID# (the number on the back of your Aquinas ID card, under the barcode). Click on the "My Account" option of the dropdown menu by your name. The book or article that you requested will show up under the Holds tab of your account. Note: these items cannot be renewed through this system because they belong to another library. If you would like the item longer, please email Sister Mary Esther about requesting a renewal from the lending library.
2. Click on the book/article you want; if Aquinas library does not have it, then click on the "Request Item through Interlibrary Loan" button.
3. Fill in the required personal information and click the submit button at the bottom of the page. The "Library ID#" is the barcode number on the back of your Aquinas ID card.
If you would like your interlibrary loan for a longer time, please email Sister Mary Esther about requesting a renewal from the lending library. Since they belong to another library, they cannot be renewed through Aquinas Library's WorldCat Discovery interface.
When for your ID# for user authentication. This is the number on the back of your Aquinas ID card, under the barcode. Make sure that you have gotten your ID card activated at the Aquinas College Library before attempting to use the databases off campus. If you need a password or a password reset, please email a librarian who will send you a password set/reset email.
Still have questions? Contact the Library staff, Monday - Thursday, 8 am until 4 pm, at 615-297-7545, ex. 435.
Aquinas Library is at the
4210 Harding Road
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone: 615-297-7545 ext.474
Circulation/Reserves: ext 435
InterLibrary Loan: ext 474
Fax: 615- 279-3860