BorrowDirect Plus

Cornell students, faculty and staff can check out materials on-site at the thirteen BorrowDirect partner institutions through BorrowDirect Plus:

  • Brown University
  • University of Chicago
  • Columbia University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Duke University
  • Harvard University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Princeton University
  • Stanford University
  • Yale University
  • Cornell University

Are you visiting Cornell from a BorrowDirect institution?

  • Submit your Library Card application.
  • Visit the Library Public Services Office in 116 Olin Library, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m.
  • Present a government issued photo ID card (passport, driver’s license).
  • In order to verify your status, you will be asked to log into your ILLiad login page at your home institution.

Your Cornell Library Card will:

  • Be valid for one year from the issuing date.
  • Allow physical access and borrowing of circulating books and DVDs at all Cornell libraries. 
  • Allow you to check out up to twenty items for 8 weeks with one renewal.
  • Items can be returned at either Cornell or your home institution’s library.