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Smart Delivery (Resource Sharing)

Smart Delivery (Resource Sharing) is a free service provided by the Digital Document Delivery department of Adelphi University to the Adelphi community. It is used to borrow materials that are not owned by Adelphi University Libraries. There is no charge

Step 1

Search Alicat Classic - Adelphi's basic library catalog which displays the location of books, journals, media items owned by our libraries.

Search OneSearch Adelphi's newest library catalog displays nearly everything in the libraries' collection, with even more advanced information.


Find nearly everything in the Libraries' collections with OneSearch:


Search by Title, Author, Subject, etc.   Alicat Classic   WorldCat    Need help?

Jumpstart your research using eReference and eBook Central

Step 2

If you've tried using Adelphi's library catalogs in Step 1 and still can't find what you're looking for, try searching the ConnectNY library catalog.

Search ConnectNY, a library catalog that displays items owned by 18 different libraries within the state of New York.

You can also borrow items from any of these 18 libraries and have them sent to your Adelphi campus library within 3 days.


If you can't find the item you want in Adelphi's collection, try searching in the ConnectNY search box below:

Step 3

If you've tried Step 1 and 2, and still can't find what you're looking for, then you're ready for Step 3.

Search WorldCat, world-wide library catalog, displaying items owned by libraries across the globe.

If you find your item, copy the item's information into a Smart Delivery form and submit the request.

Staff will help you borrow the item from another library.