Request Materials from Evanston
Rules and Restrictions
PLEASE NOTE that this request form will be phased out.
Patrons may now place requests for items directly from within NUcat. When viewing the item record, click on the “Request” button, located in the dark blue toolbar near the top of the page, and follow the instructions. You will be asked to log into your account if you have not already done so. Reserve items and items from short term loan collections must be requested in person.
- To request an item showing the current status as "In Process," "On Order,""Received on [date], or "Inquire at Circulation Desk", please complete a Request for Uncatalogued Materials form.
- For ALL article requests OR to request materials not owned by Northwestern, please use UBorrow or Interlibary Loan (ILL) system.
- This service is available to current students in the School of Continuing Studies, Kellogg, Medill, and OLLI, faculty (and their spouses) and staff, guest members, and NU alumi with a valid NU borrowing card.
- Items located in Qatar or hospital collections CANNOT be sent to any other location (this includes items currently in process).
How long does it take?
Items are usually delivered within 1 to 3 business days.
The Schaffner Library will request items that are not immediately available on Northwestern's Chicago campus. This includes books and multimedia materials from any of the Northwestern University Evanston campus libraries. Use the form below materials from the Evanston campus libraries for pick-up at the Schaffner Library on the Chicago campus.