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Getting Items from other Libraries: Interlibrary Loan and Universal Borrowing : Universal Borrowing (UB)

If you need an item that is not owned by the UW-Madison, there are other options to explore. Universal Borrowing allows borrowing from other UW campuses, and Interlibrary Loan allows borrowing from other libraries. Make smarter requests with this guide!

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Using the Universal Borrowing System

Link to the UW System Catalog

UW System Search: This link enables you to search the entire University of Wisconsin Library System. 

The catalog is very similiar to the UW-Madison search, but includes items from all the other campuses in it's search as well.  For a guided tutorial on how to use the search, watch the video below.

How to place a Universal Borrowing request