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Using USearch: Requesting Items

This guide contains information about how to use USearch and its many research tools. USearch is much more than just an online library catalog. Learn more about the power of this discovery system with this guide.

How to Request Items

You can request items from a Northwestern library by using these steps. Styberg Library items are only requestable online by faculty and online/distance students. If you are an online/distance student, please contact us so that we can confirm that you live more than 50 miles from the seminary and within the United States.

Once you find a Northwestern Library book, please use these steps to request it.

1. Sign in to your account. (See the Logging in to My Account tab above for more information.)

2. Search for an item.

3. Click on the title of the item. 

4. The item record will then appear. In the 'Get It' section, click 'Request'.

5. Select 'Styberg Library' as pickup location from the drop-down menu and click 'Send Request'. You may also include a comment in the Notes field, like a mailing address, but that is not necessary unless you want us to mail it to you. (This is only available to students who live within the United States and more than 50 miles from the seminary.)

6. You will receive an email when your item is ready to be picked up.