MyLibrary

    MyLibrary is your personal Library account on the Library Catalogue. If you are likely to request books, save searches or create any lists, it may be helpful to log in to MyLibrary before beginning your searching. Once logged in you do not have to re-enter your details when placing further requests.

    The following features are available from your MyLibrary account:

    View a demonstration.

    Reading History

    Reading History records all the Massey Library items you have borrowed from the time you activate your reading history.  BONUS+ and Interlibrary Loan items are not recorded in your Reading History.

    Opt in to activate your Reading History. If you opt out again your reading history will be deleted.

    • Log in to MyLibrary
    • Click on My Reading History.
    • Click on the Opt In button.
    • Use the Opt Out button to delete your reading history.

    You can delete items from your reading history and also export your reading history from your MyLibrary account.

    My Lists

    Save, manipulate and export lists of records.

    • Log in to MyLibrary.
    • Click on My Lists
    • If you have more than one list, click on the name of the list you wish to see.
    • From here you can delete, request or move list items, remove duplicates, and export your list. More information on this.

    Reader Ratings

    Reader rating stars (shown in the full record of any Catalogue item) give the average Reader Rating given to that item.

    • Add your rating by clicking on the stars - you will be asked to log in to MyLibrary to do this.
    • View, alter, or delete your ratings in MyLibrary by clicking on My Ratings.

    Community Tags

    You can add your own tags to Catalogue items so that you can find favourite items on a topic faster.

    • Find the full display of an item you wish to tag.
    • Scroll down to the Community Tags heading and add your keyword(s) in the Add a Tag box. You can add a single word or number, or a string of words/numbers. Click on Submit. If you are not logged in to MyLibrary you will be asked to do so.
    • Community tags are searchable by anyone using the Catalogue, but can only be removed by the person who added them. Find the item whose tag you wish to remove. Scroll down to the Community Tags. Under My Tags Click on the [x] next to the tag you wish to remove.

    Book a Reserve/Short Loan Item

    Reserve/Short Loan items must be booked from the Campus Library that you will be collecting the item from (in person). Bookings are limited to one booking per item per day.

    • Login to MyLibrary
    • Search the Library Catalogue for the Reserve/Short Loan item you wish to book
    • If the item is held at your Campus Library the 'Book it' button will be present. Click on Book it.
    • Select the date and time at which you want to collect the item from the Lending Desk. Click on Submit to place your booking.

    Note:
    Some days during holiday periods will not be bookable until a few days before.
    If a 2 or 3 hour loan is issued within 2 hours of the Library closing time, the item automatically issues to the next day with a return time of 1 hour after opening.

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