Distance Users


The Library is committed to providing equivalent access to all affiliated distance users.

Current PSU students, faculty and staff are eligible for distance services if living more than 30 miles from PSU campus.

Interlibrary Loan & Article Delivery

Use Interlibrary Loan & Article Delivery for all of your requests.

  • PSU-owned articles take one to two days (PDF via email).
  • PSU-owned books/videos take one week.
  • Articles obtained from other libraries take a few days (PDF via email).
  • Books/videos obtained from other libraries take two weeks or more.

First-time users, select “Mail to Address” for “loan delivery method” when you register.
If you already registered, email Interlibrary Loan & Article Delivery to change your delivery preference.

PSU Library Catalog Home Delivery Option

Use the PSU Library Catalog to find and request materials.

PSU-owned materials and materials owned by Summit libraries can be delivered to your home.

  1. Find an item in the PSU Library Catalog.
    Hint: Look for a Green indicator dot and “physical item” for PSU-owned items. Summit-owned items (Yellow indicator) can also be requested for home delivery, but there will be added time for delivery to PSU, then your home.
  2. Click the Find & Request tab.
  3. If you are not already logged in, click “Sign-in for more options,” and enter your Odin login.
  4. Click the Request link.
  5. Select “Home Address,” and click Request.

Example of the Option for Home Delivery:*





*If you live more than 30 miles away, and the home delivery option is not displayed, please contact Interlibrary Loan & Article Delivery.

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