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The NSCAD University Library offers a number of services to its students, faculty, and staff as well as the broader community.  These include: borrowing materials from our circulating collection, borrowing or requesting material from other libraries through interlibrary loan and Novanet Express, research assistance, research skills classes for students, and placing and accessing reserves. 

For more information, please see the individual sections under Services on the left menu. 

About Live Help

Live Help is an online chat-based reference service being provided by Novanet libraries. This service is designed to respond to brief questions that can be answered quickly and effectively using online resources.
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Borrow Anywhere Return Anywhere (BARA)
NSCAD's Library now offers library cards at no cost through the Libraries Nova Scotia initiative. Access over 100 participating libraries -- borrow at one library and return to another with Borrow Anywhere Return Anywhere.