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How to locate, obtain, and use library materials – from our physical and online collections as well as those of other libraries.

Find Materials

Get started finding materials, from scholarly articles to special collections. 

Access Online Resources

Learn how to access our online resources from on and off campus.

Borrow and Return

Find out who is eligible to borrow materials, how long you can keep them, and other details.

Request Items for Pick Up or Delivery

Order physical materials for pickup at a library service desk or delivery to your department — whether or not they're in our collections.

Request Digital Copies or Duplication

Request electronic delivery of library materials, including articles, book chapters, special collections, and accessible copies.

Request Onsite Use of Special Collections

Request the items, folders, or boxes you want to consult in advance and we’ll get them ready for your visit.

Suggest a Title for Purchase

Use this form to recommend that we add a title to our general collection.

Course Reserves

We partner with instructors to provide students with free access to course materials, including books, articles, and media. Learn more about finding and placing course materials on reserve.

Interlibrary Loan

Request physical materials that are not in our collection and digital copies of articles, chapters and more from our shelves and beyond.

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