When you quickly need items that are currently unavailable or not owned by the UMD Libraries, you can also use UBorrow. UBorrow enables you to search for and request print books directly from 15 major university libraries and the Center for Research Libraries, with combined collections of more than 90 million volumes.
Books, articles, and other materials not available through the University System of Maryland (USMAI) Libraries may be requested via Interlibrary Loan.
The Libraries' also offer Article Express, a service that will scan and deliver articles electronically. Articles available in print on the UM Libraries' shelves will be delivered to you within three business days; items not available on campus will be referred automatically to Interlibrary Loan. Please note that Article Express is available to University of Maryland (College Park) faculty and graduate students only.