NOTICE: At this time, print materials from the Delaware Library System (public libraries) are unavailable.
Please reach out to us to help you find another online resource that fits your needs. You can also view our Alternatives to Print guide for a list of suggested resources.
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Students, Faculty and Staff are able to borrow materials through the Delaware Library Catalog using the Place Hold feature.
To search for materials from the other participating libraries, change drop down box on the catalog search screen from Wilmington University Library to Everything.
Additionally, you can search for materials from a specific library on the following Search Results page. Look for the list of Libraries on the left menu bar. After selecting the library or libraries, click on the Include button.
To borrow an item from a DLC library follow these steps:
A window will pop up asking for your Library Card Number and PIN if you have not already logged in.
What's my Library Card Number and PIN?
In the next window, choose Wilmington University Library for the Pickup Library. Then click Place Hold(s).
(If you live outside of New Castle County, we will be happy to mail any items to your home, free of charge. See more details below.)
Students/Faculty with classes in New Castle County
Choose Wilmington University as the Pickup Library.
Students/Faculty with classes outside of New Castle County
Choose Wilmington University as the Pickup Library. However, you may call or email the Library once your material(s) have arrived to have them mailed to your home address. All postage will be covered by the Library.
Students/Faculty with classes in Kent County
Those in Kent County have the additional option of choosing Dover Public Library as the Pickup Library.
Delaware Library Card holders
Anyone owning a Delaware Library Card has the option of placing a hold through the catalog and choosing any of the system libraries as a Pickup Library. Users must log in/place hold with their Delaware Library Card information.