Distance students can also take advantage of the UBorrow Service. UBorrow is an exciting new service that enables FSU library patrons to request materials from any one of the 37 participating state university library branches throughout Florida.
As a distance student you can have Interlibrary Loan materials shipped directly to your home via FedEx. Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a service provided by FSU Libraries that enables distance learners to request materials:
How to sign up for Interlibrary Loan
To use this service you must create a personal profile through ILLiad. Through ILLiad you can request books, book chapters, journal articles, theses, conference papers, and standards documents. Please read Frequently Asked Questions About Interlibrary Loan before creating your profile.
To create a personal profile through ILLiad:
How to Request Materials via ILL
Note: Before placing a request, please check the FSU Catalog to make sure the item is not available digitally.
ILL is currently the only method through which students at a distance can access books not available through our online databases or not owned by FSU Libraries. Your book will be shipped to you using FedEx. You are responsible for the return shipping costs. It is a good idea to use FedEx or UPS so the package can be tracked.