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Summit Borrowing

You can borrow books from Summit libraries and have them sent to one of the OSU Libraries.

To search Summit, enter a search and then choose the OSU Libraries + Summit scope from the drop-down menu.

To request an item from Summit, click on Request this Item.

To see which libraries own the item, click on the title of the book.

Then click on the Show Libraries button.

To request the item, click on the Place Summit Request link and choose your Pickup Location. Click on Request.

You will be notified via email when your item has arrived and is available for pick-up.

Interlibrary Loan

You can use interlibrary loan to request and obtain items not found in OSU Libraries or in the Summit catalog.

If this is your first time using interlibrary loan at OSU, first register for a new account.

Interlibrary Loan New User Registration

After you have an account, make sure you're logged in to your myOSU account. Next, locate your book or other item in WorldCat. Make a copy of your item's identifying information like its title, author, publisher, and ISBN.

Click InterLibraryLoan (ILL Request).

Conference of Birds, a book available on WorldCat

Double-check the item's information. Click Submit Request.

A completed interlibrary loan request form

To check on the status of your interlibrary loans, request a section of a book, or access interlibrary loan without going through WorldCat, go to OSU's Interlibrary Loan page. Click Interlibrary Loan Login.