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Interlibrary borrowing

We can help you borrow books, articles, or other materials that Stanford does not have (so be sure to check SearchWorks or consult with a librarian first!). Check to make sure that you're eligible to use interlibrary services and that the materials are eligible to be borrowed.

Winter closure: December 19, 2015-January 3, 2016. You can submit Interlibrary Borrowing (ILB) requests during winter closure; however, requests and renewals will be processed beginning on Monday, January 4, 2016. (Please review RLCP pages for separate winter closure information.) Please do not return materials loaned by non-Stanford libraries to campus bookdrops. Return materials to the Green Circulation Desk and request a return receipt. Beginning on Monday, January 4, 2016, materials returned during the closure will be shipped to the various lending libraries.

Stanford RLCP and Interlibrary Services wishes everyone a restful winter break.

The way you borrow from non-Stanford libraries depends on your status at Stanford, how quickly you need the item, and which library owns it. You may be able to submit your request via RLCP (fastest) or Interlibrary Borrowing.

1. Does Stanford own the item? Check SearchWorks

Get it at Stanford. Find out how
Continue to #2

2. Are you faculty, graduate student, or academic staff?

If the item is at UC Berkeley (Check OskiCat), then the fastest option is to use RLCP direct borrowing. If the item is not at UC Berkeley, use Interlibrary Borrowing.
Continue to #3

3. Are you faculty, student, staff, Visiting Scholar?

Use Interlibrary Borrowing (casts the widest net)

You are not eligible for Stanford's interlibrary services.