Document Services

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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 Privilege 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). Please use our Get it! guide to make sure we don’t already own the item you are looking for.

Use our Scanning Services to digitize your materials

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