University of Oregon

Requesting Materials From Other Libraries


UO Library Materials

Most materials held in the Eugene campus branches of the UO Libraries can be delivered to UO users in Portland.


If you need an article you found in an online database linked from the UO Libraries webpage (such as Avery) request it directly by using the FindText link in the database:

If you didn't find the article in an online database, but you have its title, author, and some other citation details to help us find it, please request it via your interlibrary loan account.

For fastest service, include either "Docdel" or "UO Portland" in the Comments field and include the journal's ISSN number if you know it.  Include your email address in the email field.



    You can request books, DVDs, bound journals, and some other items be sent to the Portland Library for pickup. To request these items, look them up in the library catalog and click "Request Item/Place Hold."

    Be sure to choose "UO Portland Library" as your delivery point. Log in to your Library Account to see if requests are in transit or ready to pick up. 

    Materials from other Institutions


    The Orbis Cascade Alliance is a consortium of academic libraries in Oregon and Washington. UO-affiliated users can check out materials in person at any Alliance Library, and request materials online through the Summit catalog. Requested materials may be delivered to the UO Portland Library or the Orbis Cascade library of your choosing.

    List of Orbis Cascade Alliance libraries.


    Items that are not currently owned by the UO or Orbis-Cascade Libraries may be obtained through Interlibrary Loan.


    • Portland State University Library lends most items freely to UO-affiliated users with a UO ID card.
    • The Multnomah County Library lends freely to residents of Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington or Hood River counties in Oregon, Clark, Skamania and Klickitat counties in Washington, and the cities of Woodland or Camas in Washington.
    • Pacific Northwest College of Art does not lend to non-PNCA users, but users may browse and use items in the Fine Arts Library.
    • The Portland Art Museum does not lend, but users may browse and use items in the Crumpacker Family Library (no museum admission fee.)


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