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International Student Guide: Find Books

Information about how to access reading, entertainment, and research materials such as online periodicals, books, DVD movies, and full-text eBooks about your home country.

Sample Materials from Our Collection

Delaware Library Catalog Information for Online Learning Students

Delaware Library Catalog

In order to renew or request materials (place hold) please log in to the catalog using your student ID Number. You will find this student ID number on the back of your Wilmington University ID Card. The Delaware Library Catalog PIN is “changeme". We recommend changing your PIN after logging in. The material pick-up library must either be Wilmington University Library or Dover Public Library.
Keep in mind we provide a material delivery service to all students and faculty. Students enrolled at sites other than in New Castle can have materials mailed to their home by calling the Library toll free at 1-800-451-5724. Please choose Wilmington University Library as the pick-up location for this option.

Public Library Online Resources– New Jersey

JerseyClicks is New Jersey's statewide portal that features federated searching of the statewide full-text databases offered by the New Jersey State Library, the New Jersey Network, and funds from the Library Services and Technology Act.
The portal can be found at www.jerseyclicks.org
To access the research databases simply type in your search terms in the QuickSearch box. You will be prompted to enter your library card number at this time.  Anyone with a library card from a New Jersey Public Library may use JerseyClicks.
Visit your local NJ public library to obtain this card.

Placing a Hold (Borrowing Materials from other DLC Libraries)

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.

 

Searching Delaware Library Catalog holdings for other libraries

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.

Searching Delaware Library Catalog holdings for other libraries

The Delaware Library Catalog

Delaware Library Catalog

Search the catalog now!

The Delaware Library Catalog is the online catalog of the Wilmington University Library.

By searching the catalog, you can access the record of any item the Wilmington University Library owns along with other libraries within the Delaware Library Catalog system.

New Items @WilmU Library

Click on this link to view the new material added to our catalog!

Steps to Placing a Hold

To borrow an item from a DLC library follow these steps:

  1. On the catalog search screen change the drop down box from Wilmington University Library to Everything.
  2. Enter your search terms in the field above and click search.
  3. On the Results list, find the item you would like to request.
  4. The Place Hold button is located to the right of the page.

Placing a hold in Delaware Library Catalog

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.)

Placing a hold in Delaware Library Catalog

Where can I pick up my materials?

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.