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 Bailey Library - Rock Solid Research 



Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery

If students, faculty, or staff need a book or article that the library does not have in its collections or articles from SRU's microform collection, please use the following services. 

Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery via ILLiad     

  • Request books or journal articles from other libraries.
  • Request materials from SRU's microform collection.

Bailey Library uses ILLiad, an interlibrary loan management system, to process all interlibrary loan requests. To make requests and to access any electronic documents that you have requested, simply login to ILLiad using your SRU network login (use your full email address as your user name).


The first time (only the first time) you use the system, you'll be prompted to change your user information. Please complete all required fields; this provides the interlibrary loan staff with the contact information necessary to process and deliver your requests.

ILLiad benefits you by providing easy online 

  • access to your ILL account
  • monitoring of your requests and request history
  • renewal requests
  • access to documents delivered to you electronically

Direct Borrowing via EZBorrow
(Books only)

Borrow books directly from other libraries, including the University of Pittsburgh, Penn State, and Carnegie Mellon.  Search multiple library catalogs and place loan requests directly. If you cannot find the book you need using EZBorrow, please use ILLiad.

Interlibrary loan and document delivery services are only available to Slippery Rock University faculty, retired faculty, students, and staff.

Sunday-Thursday, 3-11:
Joseph Drobney at 724.738.4457 or
Monday-Friday, 8-4:
Ellen Pontius at 724.738.4389 or


Copyright Terms and Conditions: Important Copyright Information

The copyright law of the United States, Title 17, United State 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.

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

Hours of Operation*
Fall Semester 2014

7:45 a.m.-11 p.m.
Friday 7:45 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m.-11 p.m.

*Service points close 15
minutes before closing time


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Slippery Rock Digital Collections 

Slippery Rock University Archives Digital Collections