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Philosophy: borrow materials?

This guide provides resources to support teaching and research for the department of Philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University.

Borrowing from CMU

Carnegie Mellon students, faculty, and staff can borrow with their Carnegie Mellon University IDs.  Additional inforamtion about Carnegie Mellon University Libraries borrowing and renewing policies is available here.

Be sure to visit My Account, for information on materials you borrow, fines, etc.

Don't forget local libraries

You might try visiting local library catalogs as well.  Most can be accessed through EZ-Borrow.  Here are a common links:

Interlibrary Loan Options

Carnegie Mellon University Libraries: Services: Interlibrary Loan

Quick Links for Carnegie Mellon

What can I get by interlibrary loan?

  • Copies of articles from journals, newspapers and other publications.
  • Books, microforms, theses, some dissertations.
  • DIFFICULT TO GET Entire journals or newspapers, reference books, multimedia, software
  • CANNOT GET Rare books

Interlibrary Loan offices are open 9 am-5 pm Monday-Friday.
Pick up and return items at library circulation desks whenever the library is open.

  • Engineering & Science Library ILL, 4400 Wean Hall: 412-268-7215
  • Hunt Library ILL, 3rd floor: 412-268-3030
  • Mellon Institute Library, 4th floor: 412-268-3172

How do I get started?

  1. Do this once: Register to become an ILLiad user
  2. After you register, login to ILLiad to:
  • Request an interlibrary loan
  • Check status of requests
  • Edit requests
  • Cancel requests
  • Update contact information or delivery preferences
  • Renew an interlibrary loan