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Request articles, books & more

WebRetrieve Login For Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery requests

  • Document Delivery

    Get desktop delivery of articles and book chapters from the KU Libraries collections.

  • Interlibrary Borrowing

    Get articles, books and more from worldwide libraries and institutions.

  • BorrowItNow

    Expedite requests of physical items (e.g. books) by searching a database of 30 academic libraries and collection holdings.

  • Retrieve from Shelf

    Request eligible materials to be retrieved from the shelf and placed on hold for pick up at a KU Libraries checkout desk.

  • TripSaver

    University of Kansas Lawrence campus faculty and staff can get eligible library materials through Campus Mail.

  • Home Loan Delivery

    KU faculty, staff, authorized affiliates and students, living outside of Douglas and Johnson Counties may request home loan delivery service.

  • Request a Purchase

    Ask KU Libraries to buy an item to add to its collection.

  • Request Status Definitions for WebRetrieve

    Once you have placed a request, go to My WebRetrieve Account Outstanding Requests on your WebRetrieve account main menu to see the progress of your request. Definitions of WebRetrieve statuses are provided here.

  • GWLA Reciprocal Circulation Program

    The GWLA Reciprocal Circulation Agreement allows faculty, staff and students of participating institutions to borrow library materials on-site while visiting member libraries.

  • Info for other libraries and institutions

    Information for other institutions requesting materials from KU Libraries.


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