Q. How do I create a JonesSearch account?
CREATING A JONESSEARCH ACCOUNT (students, faculty, and staff can create a JonesSearch account. Not available for *Guest patrons/Alumni (*Please call, email, or visit us.)
Steps to create your JonesSearch account (PDF file below as well). This will allow you to place items on hold, renew books, and more. If you need help stop by the Circulation Desk, email, chat, or call (612) 343-4492.
1. On the library homepage use the "Quicklinks" box for My JonesSearch account.
You can also create/access your account anytime while searching within the JonesSearch library catalog. In the top-right corner, click the Gray “Sign In” box.
2. Click “Set/reset password”
3. Enter your NCU ID number
Enter in your NCU ID number and click the “Request new password” button. Occasionally, at the beginning of a new semester, some new students/faculty/staff may not have their NCU ID activated in all systems yet as IT continues to process new members of our community. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Circulation Desk and we'll update your record.
4. Check your NCU e-mail Check your NCU e-mail.
You should have a new email from “Library Password Management.” Check your Spam folder if needed.
Follow the included link.
5. Enter your ID Number and create a password
In the “Change Password” box, enter your NCU ID number as your User Name. Create a unique password. Do not share your password with others.
6. Log in to JonesSearch
Go back to the main JonesSearch page (see step 1, above) and enter your NCU ID and new password.