Book not available at MIT? Request it via Borrow Direct!

Do you need books that aren’t available at the MIT Libraries? Try Borrow Direct, a new way for you to request materials from non-MIT libraries.  Books from Borrow Direct are shipped directly to an MIT Library for you to pick up.

Borrow Direct is a rapid, patron-initiated borrowing service that allows eligible MIT community members to request books and accompanying materials from select Borrow Direct libraries using MIT’s WorldCat.  The following institutions are members of Borrow Direct: Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, Yale University.

Look for the Borrow Direct request button in MIT’s WorldCat.  If you have questions, see MIT’s WorldCat FAQ.