Check out, Renew, or Request Resources

All NCAR/UCAR/UCP employees and official visitors may check out library resources from either library location. Learn more about the NCAR Library locations.

Obtaining library materials:

  • Find the item you need in the NCAR Library catalog.
  • Contact the NCAR Library and request delivery to your location.
  • Item will be delivered via the UCAR black bag service or electronically delivered via email.
  • If you have trouble locating the item, email the NCAR Library.

Self check-out locations:

  • Self check-out machines are located at each library location. Enter your CIT username to access your NCAR Library catalog account.
  • Scan the bar code on each item to be checked-out. Instructions are displayed next to each self check-out location.
  • Leave a note on the desk if you are not able to scan the items or there is not a visible bar code displayed.
  • Questions: email the NCAR Library.

Circulation periods:

  • Check your NCAR Library catalog account online for due dates of items checked out.
  • The library will email automated notices for overdue items. Please respond to the request and if necessasry request addtional time.
  • Questions: email the NCAR Library.

Renewals:

  • Materials will be renewed automatically.
  • You may need to return an item promptly if someone else requests the materials.
  • Questions: email the NCAR Library.

Circulation Desk:

  • Questions regarding circulation: email the NCAR Library or call extension 1180.

 

Rush Delivery

  • If you need an item immediately, contact the NCAR Library and request delivery to your location.
  • Item will be delivered via the UCAR black bag service or electronically delivered via email.

 

Request Materials not held by the NCAR Library

If you need resources that you cannot find at the NCAR Library, please use our Request-It Form.

  • Books will be borrowed from other libraries and sent to you by interoffice mail.
  • Journals and similar documents will be emailed as PDF files.
  • You can also request that an item be purchased.
  • Other types of materials will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

The NCAR Library's mission is to provide services and technologies to enhance scientific discovery, collaboration, and innovative methods in research. To this end, if you feel your requested materials would be beneficial to the NCAR Library collection, please indicate this on the Request-It form.