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Kendall College of Art & Design Library - Library Basics: Encore & MeLCat - Find Books

This guide provides key information about accessing resources through the Kendall College Library.

Kendall College of Art & Design Library

Encore - KCAD Library Catalog

To search for materials physically located in the Kendall College of Art & Design Library, please use ENCORE, the library catalog.

You can search for: Books, Magazine & Journal Titles, CDs, Book on CD, DVDs and Course Reserves.


To access your LIBRARY ACCOUNT login with your MyFSU and Password.



Using MeLCat

To Request An Item:

  • Select an item that is "AVAILABLE"
  • Click on "Get This For Me"
  • Select Kendall College of Art & Design from the drop down menu
  • Enter your name as it appears on your ID
  • Enter your Barcode # (On the back of your ID card, 22937...)
  • Enter your Pin - Your Birthday - MMDDYY



MeLCat Basics


Current KCAD Students, KCAD Faculty and Staff, and KCAD Adjunct Faculty may request MELCAT materials.

Materials requested through MELCAT take 3 - 5 days to arrive. You will receive an email to your Ferris email when materials arrive.

You have up to 10 business days to pick up your MELCAT items.

MELCAT materials are picked up and must be returned to the Kendall College Library.

Most MELCAT materials (e.g. Books, Book on CD) have a check-out time of (3) three weeks (unless otherwise indicated).

MELCAT materials may be renewed for one time for a (3) week period, unless a hold has been placed on the material.

‚ÄčMELCAT Media (e.g. DVD, VHS, CD) has a check-out time of 1 week. No renewals.

MELCAT materials DO NOT have a grace period. Overdue MELCAT materials CAN NOT be renewed.