Borrow Books from Other Libraries
Use E-Z Borrow or ILLiad services to get books, articles, and other materials not owned by Drexel University Libraries, or not currently available. Interlibrary loan services are only available to Drexel students, faculty, and staff. Both services are free.
Borrow Books via E-Z Borrow
Borrow books fast from cooperating academic libraries (PALCI).
Most requests are filled within 4 days.
Patrons are notified by email when their book is available for pickup.
Law students, faculty, and staff should designate items to be picked up at the Hagerty circulation desk on the first floor of the library.
Obtain Books, Journal Articles, and more via Interlibrary Loan Services
Use to order books not available through E-Z Borrow, journal articles, conference proceedings and other materials. Click on the appropriate library link below to fill out the online request form.
Request/Hold Books via Catalog
Use the Request choice in the catalog to have a book owned by a Drexel University Library held for pickup at that library, or another Drexel Library.
Books currently checked out will be held for pickup upon return.
You will be notified by email when book is available for pickup.
Items will be held for pickup at the Library Assistance desk.
Interlibrary Loan Contact: Margaret DeFelice at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215.571.4724.
Get a Philadelphia Free Library Card
Philadelphia Free Library cards are available to anyone who lives, works, pays taxes, or goes to school in the City of Philadelphia. The Free Library system provides online access to many resources outside the LRC's collection. Register here for a Free Library card.