New Users

Welcome to MCAST Library and Learning Resource Centre (LLRC)!

We hope you find this brief information helpful.  For more detailed information or for any queries, please do not hesitate to visit us, OR call us on 23987500/1/2/3, OR email us at LLRC@mcast.edu.mt, OR see the Library Services web page.

Staff Students
Library web page https://www.mcast.edu.mt/mcast-library or go to the MCAST website https://www.mcast.edu.mt and select Library from the drop-down menu under Research.
Registration The first IMPORTANT step to do, to be able to borrow books and access electronic resources.  You can register with the library by filling in a Registration Form, online, or else picked up from the circulation/help desk. The first IMPORTANT step to do, to be able to borrow books and access electronic resources.  You can register with the library by filling in a Registration Form, online, or else picked up from the circulation/help desk.  It is important to register each year of your course.
Library tours for individuals/groups Join one of the library tours held  throughout the year, or request one by sending us an email at LLRC@mcast.edu.mt, or by calling us on 23987500/1/2/3.
Library sessions/workshops for individuals/groups on how to access library resources (books, magazines, dissertations, e-books, e-journals, etc.) Join one of the library sessions/workshops held  throughout the year, or request one by sending us an email at LLRC@mcast.edu.mt, or by calling us on 23987500/1/2/3.
Accessing library services and facilities No library card is issued, but you MUST first register with the library.  Present your ID card/Passport at the circulation/help desk. No library card is issued, but you MUST first register with the library.  Present your student card at the circulation/help desk.
Accessing library electronic resources (e-books and e-journals) To see the complete list and a brief description of the online resources, click on the Electronic Library Resources web page.  To access them, log in into your online My Library Account.  Click on Logins/Passwords and follow the simple instructions.
Searching for books, dissertations, etc. Search the online library catalogue and for guidelines on how to do the search, see Search Tips.
Borrowing You can borrow from any library as per Table here (under the Circulation paragraph).  You can also apply for an extended loaning period of 3 months. You can borrow from any library as per Table here (under the Circulation paragraph).
MCAST libraries opening hours, addresses and contact details of librarians-in-charge See Opening Hours
Suggesting a book title Fill in the online Lecturers Book Request Form. Log in into your online My Library Account.  Click on the Search button.  If you do not find anything relevant, you can do a search on Google Books, paste the link in the box provided and click the Recommend button.
Printing/Photocopying/Scanning For more information visit the Library Services web page.
Library updates Visit MCAST Libraries Facebook page.
Help
  • Ask at the circulation/help desk.
  • Email us at LLRC@mcast.edu.mt.
  • Phone us on 23987500/1/2/3.  For off-site libraries’ telephone numbers see here.
  • Chat with us on MCAST Libraries Facebook page.
  • Visit our MCAST LLRC YouTube channel for short guideline videos.

Last updated: 17th May 2021