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Beginning this summer and throughout the fall semester, we are working to upgrade the research experience by making ongoing improvements to our Research Guides.
You may encounter changes in the look and feel of the Research Guides website along with structural changes to our existing guides.
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If the article or book you need is not available from FAU, you may request it through ILLiad. You will be notified by email when the book has arrived at the Jupiter Campus and when the article is delivered to you electronically.
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UBORROW allows you to request materials directly from participating libraries within Florida’s state university system. Users can request items directly through the FAU Catalog.
WorldCat (World Catalog) is the world's most comprehensive bibliography and catalog representing over 400 languages and millions of bibliographic records. WorldCat can be used in conjunction with both the FAU Catalog and ILLiad to request items not available through FAU libraries.
UBorrow is a loan service that allows FAU students, faculty, and staff to directly request materials from participating libraries within Florida's state University/College library system. Currently, you can only request books via UBorrow.
How to Use UBorrow
When searching the FAU Library Catalog, click on the blue UBorrow link towards the top right corner of the search results page.
This will take you to the State University/College Libraries catalog, showing all the available items within Florida's university/college system.
If you want an item, click on the UBorrow icon below the book title, then provide your Owl Card number, and select where you want to pick up your book.
You will receive an email in a few days letting you know that your book is ready for you to pick up at the Service Desk at the library.
Need more information? See the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) pages about UBorrow or watch this short video on UBorrow.
Last updated on May 18, 2022 3:14 PM