As a distance education student, you are, of course, always welcome at the IUP Libraries.
To find out what books are available in the IUP Libraries, search the PILOT Online Catalog (also available on the IUP Libraries home page). CLICK HERE for videos on how to search Pilot Online Catalog.
Process for getting books mailed (SEE JUDY B.)
You can also borrow books through your public library or from other University libraries in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).
If you live near any of the 14 PASSHE Universities, or the State Library in Harrisburg, your IUP ID card will allow you to borrow at those libraries.
You may want to check the library's website for hours, or contact them before your visit to make sure the items you want are available:
Bloomsburg University, Harvey A. Andress Library
California University, Louis L. Manderino Library
Cheyney University, Leslie Pickney Hill Library
Clarion University Libraries (Clarion & Oil City)
East Stroudsburg University, Kemp Library
Edinboro University, Baron-Forness Library
Kutztown University, Rohrbach Library
Lock Haven University Libraries (Lock Haven & Clearfield)
Mansfield University, North Hall Library
Millersville University Library
Shippensburg University, Ezra Lehman Memorial Library
Slippery Rock University, Bailey Library
West Chester University Libraries
If you live in Pennsylvania the Access Pennsylvania database will lead you to books to borrow from public, school, special, or academic libraries. From the entry page at http://220.127.116.11/ , you can select a geographic area or search the entire state. Your local public library can assist you with borrowing these books through their Interlibrary Loan program.
The online catalog a link from IUP Libraries web site http://www.iup.edu/library is the system to find out what IUP Libraries own. Check out how to find what IUP Libraries own via PILOT Online Catalog.
Select the Books tab to limit your search.
Click on a title and type your zipcode in the "Enter your location" box to display libraries near you that own the book.
Once you locate a book title, you can search and/or request the book from your local public library.