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Services for Distance Education Students: Getting Books

Getting Books Overview

Clark Library will mail books from our collection to any distance education student. To get books from Clark Library:

  1. Locate a book that you wish to request via UP Library Search.
  2. Request the book via Interlibrary Loan (UP ILLiad).
  3. The book will be mailed to you free of charge; you are responsible for the return postage (a shipping label will be provided).

Finding Books to Request

Use UP Library Search to find eBooks, eVideos, books, and articles available through the Clark Library. Important! Log into your library account for full access to online resources.

 

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Requesting Books

When you find a book that you would like to request:

  • Go to UP ILLiad and login with your UP network username and password.
  • Choose the Book form.
  • Enter the information about the book that you would like to request.

Book Delivery:

Books will be shipped via Priority U.S. mail (3 days shipping time). Canadian students will receive books via FedEx International Economy, in about 3-5 days.

Returning Books:

You are responsible for return postage and should use the U.S. (or Canadian) mail to send back books. Priority mail averages 3 days; parcel post takes 4-7 days. Each book will have an insert explaining how to return it and a "Ship to" label for your convenience. You are responsible for prompt return of borrowed books. Library items not returned by the due date will incur a $.25 per item per day fee.

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