Submitting requests

The Mount Saint Vincent Document Delivery Service is a member of the Canadian Atlantic University Libraries Document Delivery Group (CAUL DDG).

Machine readable (i.e. Relais, VDX, Amicus) or Web requests are preferred

Libraries using these methods to request regularly from Mount Saint Vincent Document Delivery will be asked to use the web forms. Pre-registration is required. Please contact Document Delivery staff. Login information will be provided.

CAUL Document Delivery Web Form


Instructions on how to submit requests from the CAUL website

Email and mail requests are accepted.

Mount Saint Vincent University Library codes

Library and Archives Canada Symbol: NSHV

OCLC Symbol: MHV

Lending policies

Exceptions to these standard policies may be possible on a case by case basis – please inquire

Books/microforms

Will lend for 3 weeks use, 1 renewal if no reserve in place

Reference, films, archival, rare & Special Collections materials, and sound recordings are non-circulating.

Circulation of microforms are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Periodicals/serials/journals

Non-circulating

Fees

Loans

No charge: ASIN, ACMC, CARL, CAUL/CBUA, OONL, COPPUL, OCUL, OONL, CREPUQ and all non-profit Atlantic libraries

$8.00 per item: Other Canadian libraries and for-profit Atlantic Libraries, institutions

$20.00 per item: American and international libraries

Photocopies

No charge: CAUL/CBUA and OONL

$5.00 per article: ACMC, CARL, OCUL, COPPUL, CREPUQ and all non-profit Atlantic libraries

$8.00 per article: Other Canadian libraries and for-profit Atlantic libraries

$20.00 per article: American and international libraries

Microform scans

$20.00 for first 20 pages; $1.00 for each additional page

Urgent service

No charge: CAUL/CBUA and OONL

$10.00 surcharge: ACMC, CARL, OCUL, COPPUL, CREPUQ and all other Canadian libraries

$20.00 surcharge: American and international libraries

Replacement charges – invoiced

In print: cost of material

Payment

Invoices are sent semi-annually (January & July)

VISA and Mastercard are accepted.

Contact us

Document Delivery

Mount Saint Vincent University Library

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 2J6

Canada

Email: docdel@msvu.ca

Ariel: 140.230.5.118

Tel: (902) 457-6435

Fax: (902) 457-6445