Document Delivery

Document Delivery is available to all UR faculty and staff. The service includes delivery of books, articles, and reference book chapters for items that the UR Libraries owns in print format. Use Journal Titles to find articles in electronic format.

Materials may only be requested for work related purposes. The service cannot accommodate requests for personal, recreational or school-related purposes. Please note that Recreational Reading books, DVDs, Videos, Audio Books and Music CDs are not included in the delivery program.

Up to 5 requests may be made per day. Turnaround time for delivery is 3 business days and there are no charges for these services. Library staff will attempt 2 deliveries. However if no one is available the item will be placed at the Boatwright Library Main Service Desk for pickup and the patron notified via e-mail.

To request a book from Boatwright Library

  • Search for the item in the UR Library Catalog
  • Identify the item and go into the item's record
  • Click the Make a Request button
  • Login using your University 8-digit ID and last name
  • Select Fac/Staff Book Delivery from the drop-down menu
  • Re-enter your University 8-digit ID and submit the request

To request an article from Boatwright Library

  • Identify the article and obtain the citation
  • Check to see if UR Libraries owns the periodical by checking the Journal Titles or UR Library Catalog
  • Go to Interlibrary Loan/Illiad and login
  • Select Article Request / UR Owned from the left menu
  • Enter the citation and submit the request