You may check out and renew books, request reserve materials, recall checked out items, and request interlibrary loan materials through the circulation department. All of these services may be requested in person and many can also be performed by telephone (812) 855-6404 or through this Web site. Learn more about circulation policies.

Interlibrary loans

Materials that are not available on campus may be requested from another university. To make a request, come to the circulation desk or fill out the Interlibrary Loan form completely and submit. You will be notified when the request is filled.  Please contact for further assistance. 

Material renewal

Materials checked out may be renewed in person at the circulation desk or by telephone at (812) 855-6404. Faculty, staff, and students may view a list of materials they currently have checked out and renew items using the "My account" option in IUCAT. Renewals can also be made through the Renewal Request form. Reserve materials may only be renewed once and must be renewed in person or by phone.

Missing material help request

Material that cannot be found in the stacks may be located with help from the circulation department. Patrons having difficulty finding material may complete the Missing Material Help Request form to request help.

Recall request

Books that are checked out may be recalled for use by another borrower. You may use the Recall Request form to recall an item that is already checked out. Before you submit a recall request, you may wish to check the shelves to see if there is another copy available.

Scan on demand

IU-affiliated patrons may request a periodical article, a book chapter, or up to 50 pages of othermaterial from our print collections. Scan on demand is a free service.Patrons will be emailed their request in PDF format.Please note that we are unable to copy rare or fragile items. All requests are subject to copyright compliance. To make a request, please fillout the Scan On Demand form and submit.