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Getting Items from other Libraries: Interlibrary Loan and Universal Borrowing

If you need an item that is not owned by the UW-Madison, there are other options to explore. Universal Borrowing allows borrowing from other UW campuses, and Interlibrary Loan allows borrowing from other libraries. Make smarter requests with this guide!

Using the Universal Borrowing System

Link to the UW System Catalog

UW System Search: This link enables you to search the entire University of Wisconsin Library System. 

The catalog is very similiar to the UW-Madison search, but includes items from all the other campuses in it's search as well.  For a guided tutorial on how to use the search, watch the video below.

How to place a Universal Borrowing request