Borrow Direct

Borrow Direct is a rapid physical item request and delivery system. Cornell faculty, staff, and students can search the combined library catalogs of Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Duke, Stanford, Princeton and Yale, a collection of over 90 million volumes, and directly request expedited delivery of circulating items.

How does Borrow Direct work?

What can be requested through Borrow Direct?

What cannot be requested through Borrow Direct?

When will the item arrive from Borrow Direct?

What is the loan period for Borrow Direct books? Can items be renewed?

How do I cancel my request?

How do I register for Borrow Direct?

Questions about Borrow Direct or interested in Borrow Direct Plus?