Services for UW PCE Students

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  • Borrowing privileges. For details on borrowing materials from the UW Libraries, visit Borrowing Information for UW PCE Students.
  • Access options. Place a hold on materials held by the UW Libraries, select a location for pick up, or request delivery of materials (for a fee) through UW Libraries Search.
  • Interlibrary Loan. Request and receive materials not owned by the UW Libraries through Interlibrary Loan.
  • Summit Libraries. Access materials held at the Summit Libraries, also known as the Orbis-Cascade Alliance of 30 academic libraries in Washington and Oregon.
  • WorldCat. Search a global catalog of library collections through WorldCat.

Borrow library materials

  • Borrowing privileges. Access helpful resources and library services.
  • Access options. Request delivery, choose pick up location, or place a hold on materials held by the UW Libraries via the catalog. If you want to have a book sent to an off-campus address through the US mail, Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services can provide this service for a $10 fee. Login to your ILL account and select Borrow a Book, fill out the form, and select one of the Delivery Options that provides for shipping to home.
  • Interlibrary loan. Borrow materials not held by the UW Libraries via Interlibrary Loan.

Access online resources

  • Online access. With your UW NetID, access thousands of online resources, including full-text journals, articles, research databases, eBooks, images, sound recordings, and other online media.
  • Research guides. Discover recommended resources for your particular subject through the Libraries Research Guides.
  • Off-campus access. Utilize library resources from home by Connecting from Off-Campus with your UW Net ID and password.

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