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Library DIY

I'm An Online Student I And Need Library Materials


If you are an IUPUI student in 100% online courses, you can request articles via Interlibrary Loan from anywhere. Delivery of most journal articles can be done over the web with e-mail notification of arrival.

You can always access articles via our databases.



At the current time, University Library does not have a system for direct delivery of print books to patrons. Therefore, as an online student, you should request loans of books from your local public library if you are unable to pick up materials at University Library or Herron Art Library.

You can search IUCAT for ebooks available at Indianapolis. As an IUPUI student, ebooks are available to you anywhere in the world. To search for ebooks, in IUCAT:

  1. search for your topic or a book title,
  2. once your results come up, in the left-hand column, under "format" limit to ebooks and under "campus" limit to Indianapolis.


Screenshot of searching for ebooks by campus in IUCAT

If you need help, check out our page for off-campus students, contact a librarian, or contact us via chat, phone, etc.