Borrow Materials 
& Research Services during COVID-19

Check out the University of Utah Libraries Service Status website for more information.

Accessing Collections

Our collections are available online, through onsite pick up, or home delivery for University of Utah students, faculty, and staff. Access for permit patrons is currently suspended.

Search our catalog for electronic and physical resources. If the item you are interested is available as an electronic copy, the e-version will be supplied to you in place of the physical copy. Requests can be made through Usearch or you may Email us with the title, author, and year of publication of the item(s) you are interested in. Physical requests will be sent out throughout the week.

Interlibrary Loan

Campus Delivery of interlibrary loan materials is not available during the Fall 2020 semester.

For step-by-step instructions of the 4 methods for submitting ILL requests, please refer to our How-To Guide page.

Document Delivery provides electronic access to journal articles and book chapters from the Marriott Library print collection. Delivery time will be approximately 24-48 hours.

Checked Out Materials

Circulating collections will auto-renew if they are not requested or recalled for another patron.  If you have attending classes remotely or have left the State, please let the circulation team know and we will work out a way for you to return them.

All technology items, such as laptops and hotspots, are currently semeser length loans.

Books and other items have 120-day due dates. Check your email for specific due dates on the items you have checked out.

The touchless book drop is available 24/7 at the west (level 1) entrance by the campus store.

Research & Instruction Support

We will continue to support requests for new electronic materials to be added to course reserve during the closure period, and we will be able to fulfill requests for document delivery electronically during this period as well. If you have questions, please contact mlib-reserve@lists.utah.edu regarding course reserve or ILL regarding interlibrary loan and document delivery.

  • Off Campus Access – Most library resources are available to current University students, faculty and staff from home or other remote locations. Login with your uNID and get easy access to library resources -- article databases, e-journals, and e-books.
  • Research Databases – We offer access to thousands of books, articles, images, charts, and primary sources for all your research and project needs.
  • Online Journals
  • Research Guides are available to assist you with research, information, and reference. 

More Resources

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