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Answered By: Research Help Desk
Last Updated: Apr 25, 2021     Views: 98

As a general rule, the library does not order textbooks for each class as new editions are often released each year and it's not financially possible, unfortunately, for the library to buy them all. We wish we could!

It is still worth checking to see if we have do a particular textbook, or if we can order it from another library for you.

Search Novanet for the book:‚Äč           

  • You may need to look at the holdings at more than one library to locate an available copy:   
    • If the book is available for loan, the item status will say 'Available'. You can place a hold on the book in our catalogue.
    • If the book is at another Novanet library, you can use Novanet Express. Follow these instructions to order a book.

For assistance searching for and/or ordering a book, contact the Research Help by email at research@smu.ca, via Chat + Screenshare or text at 902-702-3057 or phone at 902-420-5544.