Requesting Items (Interlibrary Loan)

Requesting Items (Interlibrary Loan)

Getting Material Not in the CMU Libraries

Materials not owned by Carnegie Mellon Libraries can be obtained using one of the following free services.


Users can request books, microforms, theses, some dissertations, and copies of articles from journals, newspapers and other publications.  Watch our video demonstrating how to submit a request.

You must register to become an ILLiad User.

Log-in to ILLiad to request items, track requests, and renew your loans.  Watch our video on registering for ILLiad.

E-Z Borrow/PALCI

Users can request BOOKS ONLY from participating libraries.

Login to E-Z Borrow using your 9-digit Carnegie Mellon ID#. Link opens in a new tab/window.
Watch our video demonstrating how to submit a request.

Using Other Libraries

For libraries wanting to borrow items from Carnegie Mellon

For More Information

Phone Name Email
E&S Library
E-Z Borrow 412-268-7214 Barry Schles
ILL 412-268-7215 Lori Keeling
Hunt Library
E-Z Borrow 412-268-2444 Ona Taylor
ILL 412-268-3030 Andrew Marshall
Mellon Institute Library
E-Z Borrow & ILL 412-268-3172 Kathy Bossick