Getting Started: Distance Users

Borrowing items

Distance users can request items to be sent via mail through our DistancePlus Service.


Renewing items online

  • Sign into OneSearch. 
  • Click on My Account in the top right hand corner.
  • Pick items to renew and click Renew Selected. 


Is your item currently unavailable?

You can request an item if it is checked out by another user or available at another Memorial Libraries branch. We will email you when it is available for pick up.

  • Sign into OneSearch.
  • Find your item.
  • Click Find in Library.
  • Beside Request Options (near the top of the tab), click Request.
  • Fill out required information and submit the form.


Need something we don't have?

If we don't own the item, we'll get for you and if it's an online article, we'll email it to you! 

  • Sign into OneSearch.
  • Find your item.
  • Click Locate in Library. 
  • Choose the option Request from Document Delivery Services.

Course Resources (Reserves) 

You can find the Course Resources for your class by following the link to Course Resouces (Reserves) on the Library homepage. If you do not see your class listed in your list, click on Find List. Change the course status dropdown to Active.  

you can search your course list by any of the following: 

  • your course code (eg. ENGL or ENGL 1110)(check your course code
  • your professor's last name
  • words from the course title (eg. Poetry)

Need help?

Got a question? We've got answers! Visit our Ask us! page to chat live with library staff, book a reference appointment or ask a question by phone or email.