Requesting UO Material

Books and Audio Visual Material

Borrowers can request to have books and audio visual material paged for them. Click here to see pickup and delivery options and locations during the COVID-19 related closure. Requests are submitted through LibrarySearch.

  • After locating an item in the catalog, click "Find in a Library" and then "Request UO Item."
  • Select your preferred pickup or delivery option. If you need material mailed to your home address, please include your home address in the request form.
  • Some materials in the UO Libraries collections do not allow requesting. If that is the case, the option will not appear in LibrarySearch. 

Articles and Book Chapters

The UO Libraries offers a free "Document Delivery" service for UO faculty, students, and staff whereby journal articles and book chapters held in the print collection are scanned and digitally delivered through ILLiad. Individual requests that amount to more than 20% of a work, generally cannot be fulfilled.


How to submit a Document Delivery request:

For Articles:

  • Click the "Document Delivery" button within an article record in LibrarySearch. You will be prompted to log in to ILLiad and the request form will auto-populate . 
  • Or, click the "FindText" button then "Document Delivery" within an article record in any of the library's electronic databases. You will be prompted to log in to ILLiad and the request form will auto-populate.
  • Or, If you cannot find the item you need via search or would like to manually fill out the request form, log in to ILLiad, click the "Article/Book Chapter Request" link, and fill out the request form. If you have a DOI, this can auto populate the form.

For Book Chapters:

  • Click the "Document Delivery" button within the physical book record in LibrarySearch. You will be prompted to log in to ILLiad and the request form will auto-populate . 
  • Or, If you cannot find the item you need via search or would like to manually fill out the request form, log in to ILLiad, click the "Article/Book Chapter Request" link, and fill out the request form. For book chapters, please indicate chapter number and/or title in the "article title" field.

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the Resource Sharing office at 541-346-3055 or ill@uoregon.edu Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm. If you need assistance outside these hours, please call the Knight Library Checkout and Reserve Desk at 541-346-3065.


The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for or later uses a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. UO Libraries reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.