Not sure if you can request materials? Learn what you can access at the library.
Article or book chapter
We'll email articles and book chapters to UA students, faculty, staff, and eligible designated campus colleagues free of charge.
If we own it in print, we can scan it for you. If we don't own it, we'll request it from another library.
Book, film, or other item
|Item is:||How to get it:|
|In our libraries||
Request through express retrieval. Select the "Request this Item" button in the search results and we'll pull it from our shelves and place it on hold for you.
We can also mail books and other library materials to distance students and faculty for free. Request a book by mail (enter your mailing address and choose "Home delivery" as your pickup location when making your request).
Request it by selecting "Request this Item" in the search results. We'll notify you when it is ready to pick up (within 21 days).
You can also submit an interlibrary loan request for the item.
|Something we don't own||
Streaming video (instructors only)
If you'd like to show a film in your class, whether it's one we already own or need to buy, we can investigate streaming options. Learn more about streaming video.
How do I pick up the requested item?
If you are in Tucson, refer to the email pickup notice you received for instructions on your pickup location.
If you are not in Tucson, reply to your email pickup notice so we can discuss options.
Distance students & faculty
We can ship library items for free to UA faculty, staff, and students who reside more than 30 miles from the University. Be sure to enter your mailing address and choose "Home delivery" as your pickup location before requesting materials.