Interlibrary Loan

SJU interlibrary loan services are available to current students, faculty, and staff. Requests for items available in the library, through our digital collections, for required course textbooks, or for e-books, are not permitted.

  • EZBorrow platform: After you find an item to request in EZBorrow, you will be prompted to select "St. Joseph's University" from the institution drop-down list.
  • Log in using your full email address ( and the password you use for the Nest.
  • Book requests typically arrive within 3-7 business days.  You will receive email notifications about the status of your request.
  • NOTE: Avoid using your browser's navigational buttons (e.g. back or forward) or bookmarking function which may cause unexpected results.

Contact Us

For questions about existing requests email

For general questions about EZBorrow, ILLiad, and searching for resources, Ask Us! (chat or email).

Requests are not processed during weekends and holidays.  Processing and delivery times will be slower during breaks, vacations, and periods of high demand.

Warning Concerning Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials.

Under certain conditions specified by 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.

This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order, if in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law. 

For information on Copyright issues please refer to the SJU Libraries Copyright Policy & Guide.