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Interlibrary borrowing

Request an item

Using Interlibrary Borrowing

Interlibrary Borrowing can help you obtain materials that are unavailable at Stanford, provided they support the teaching, learning, research, or other University-related work of Stanford faculty, students, staff, or visiting scholars. For personal items, please use your public library.

  1. Go to Interlibrary Borrowing and log in with your SUNet ID.
  2. Under "New Request," choose the type of item you want to request. Fill in the form, providing as much information about the item as you can.
  3. Click "Submit Request."