Answered By: Deborah Slingluff
Last Updated: Apr 28, 2017     Views: 132

There are several ways.

1) Interlibrary Loan

  • On the library home page, under REQUEST MATERIALS, choose Interlibrary Loan.
  • Log in, choose the kind of item that you want (for example, book, book chapter, article), and fill in the information
  • You will get an e-mail when your item is available

2) Borrow Direct

  • Also on the library home page under REQUEST MATERIALS is Borrow Direct.
  • This service is for borrowing books and DVDs only.

3) Going in person -- Borrow Direct institutions

Eligible JHU students, faculty, and staff may register for on-site borrowing privileges at these Borrow Direct institutions:

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

To do this, you must show your JHU ID and login to your BorrowDirect account.

  • Once the institution authenticates you, they will give you a library card
  • Borrowing privileges vary by institution, so please review individual library polices before your visit  Borrowed items may be returned at either the lending library or JHU

4) Going in person -- local institutions

Johns Hopkins graduate students can get a "Direct Borrower Form" from any JHU Library Service Desk. This will let them borrow materials from:

To do this, you must show your JHU ID and login to your BorrowDirect account.

  • Once the institution authenticates you, they will give you a library card
  • Borrowing privileges vary by institution, so please review individual library polices before your visit  Borrowed items may be returned at either the lending library or JHU

Questions or comments?  Contact Circmail@jhu.edu.

 
 

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