Use the "Request" button in NUcat to have items pulled from the stacks or to recall items that are currently checked out, and have them placed on hold at your preferred Circulation desk.
If you require only specific chapters or articles from materials held by the Library, learn more about scanning and delivering copies of the sections needed.
For certain situations, Reproduction Services provides information on the complete reproduction of Library items. Library materials required for courses may be made available on Blackboard or set aside for class use through Course Reserves, at the request of the instructor only.
Search for and request an item in real time from nearby CIC institutions with a guaranteed 12-week loan if NUL does not own it or it is currently checked out.
Search for and request an item from another institution if NUL does not own it or it is currently checked out.
For items held by the Transportation Library at Northwestern and collections elsewhere, we provide additional services for obtaining documents; fees may apply.
Items that are owned by the Library but not yet cataloged are listed in NUcat as "In Process" or "Received," and may be rush cataloged and put on hold for you.
Request that we buy a book we do not currently own.
Information on how NU patrons can obtain materials in person from the University of Chicago and Loyola University of Chicago libraries.