BorrowDirect enables faculty, students and staff to request material from our partner libraries; it is often the fastest way to borrow something not available at Yale Library.
If you can't get the item via BorrowDirect, try Interlibrary Loan.

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  • Available items usually arrive within 4 business days.
  • Pick up items in person or request them be mailed to your home (some restrictions apply).
  • Loans are for 16 weeks; renewals are not allowed.
  • Return items to any Yale library or book-drop.
  • View checked out items in your library account.

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If you have questions about BorrowDirect, please contact us at