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UVic Library Search Help

Tips for using the Library Search interface at the University of Victoria Libraries.

Renewing items online

You can easily renew items you have signed out from UVic Libraries using your Netlink ID. Click 'Sign in' at the top right of the LibrarySearch interface to login to your account. If you are starting from the library homepage, clicking 'My library account' will direct you to the same interface.

Community users are able to sign in using their library card numbers.

Screenshot of the Library Search interface, illustrating the button to sign in at the top right of the page

Once you are logged in, clicking your name as displayed at the top right corner will produce a drop-down menu.

Screenshot of the library search interface, highlighting the top right button which displays a user's name once they are signed in

Clicking on 'My Loans' will lead you to a page where you may view your active loans and request renewals online.

Screenshot of the library search interface's dropdown menu which users may access when clicking their username at the top right of the page. The cursor hovers over the option, 'My loans'.

From the page below, you will be able to submit requests to renew your materials, as long as you have not reached the maximum number of renewals and the material has not been requested by another user.

Screenshot of the 'My loans' page, displaying the items the user has signed out and allowing the options to request renewals


If you are a distance student, there is a dedicated unit to support your collection requests. They can be reached by email at

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