Remote Access Library Resources

Remote Resources for NDNU Gellert Library Users

The Library offers resources, services, and assistance that can be accessed off campus



Online Resources

Digital resources are available to the NDNU community:

Library Discovery Catalog

A-Z List of Databases

Subject Library Guides

Video Streaming

Digital Newspapers

Virtual Book Displays


If you are not on campus, NDNU students, faculty, and staff can access resources by logging in using your campus authentication - same username/password to access NDNU email. If you experience remote access login issues, please email OIT Help Desk at

Librarian Consultations

Librarians are available by email or Zoom consultations. Schedule a consultation with a librarian by emailing or use our online form.

Interlibrary Loans

If a resource is not available or held at the NDNU library, students, faculty, and staff can place a request through Interlibrary Loan. Search for resources using the Library Discovery Search and select the "Request through Interlibrary Loan" button to submit your request. To learn more about ILL and how to submit requests, visit the Interlibrary Loan FAQ page.


Please note: due to the COVID-19 health pandemic, Gellert Library can only process article and book chapter requests through ILL until further notice. Send questions about resources and Interlibrary Loan requests to

Curbside Service - Hold/Pick-Up Library Books

The library is pleased to announce that Curbside Service is now available for Gellert Library print books - place holds from our catalog and pick up your held books in person at the library. Please visit our Curbside Service web page to learn how to place a request:

Returning Books

Library books may be returned to the book return bin located outside the library entrance. If you cannot return to campus, ship books by mail in a padded envelope or box to:


Gellert Library
Notre Dame de Namur University
1500 Ralston Ave.
Belmont, CA 94002


If you are unsure what library books you have checked out, log into your account online. Email with any questions or concerns.

Books returned to the outside library return bin will be backdated once library staff can retrieve the returns. All replacement bills will be waived for returned overdue items.