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Document Services offers free interlibrary borrowing services to the MIT community, lends materials to domestic & Canadian institutions, and provides paid document delivery & scanning services to the world.

Order/purchase copies of materials from MIT collections

Order forms are in the sidebar. Please verify that MIT owns the material before placing an order.

Borrow materials from MIT collections

  • Non-MIT individuals and MIT alumni/ae: Purchase personal borrowing privileges via a Borrowing Card.
  • Non-MIT institutions: Borrow via our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service. See our ILL guide.
  • MIT users: Simply use your MIT ID at any library.

Get materials from non-MIT libraries

MIT users only (includes current MIT faculty, staff and students). To make sure we don’t already own the item you are looking for, follow our guide: Get books, articles, & more from MIT & non-MIT libraries.

Use our Scanning Services to digitize your materials

  • Scan large collections of print materials
  • Slides and photographic scanning