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Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan Request Forms

Books & Other ItemsArticles | Purchase Request

Check SWUcat & PASCALcat first.

SWUcat is the library catalog that searches for books in Rickman Library at Southern Wesleyan University. If you are an Online or Graduate student and are not close to the Central campus, we will ship the book to you. Simply use the Online or Graduate Student Loan Request form.

PASCALcat allows you to find books at most college and university libraries across the state. When you find something you want in PASCALcat, click on the "Request item" link and borrow it through PASCAL Delivers.  The book will be delivered to the main SWU campus or to the PASCAL library you select for pick up.  The same library should be used for pick up and return of materials.  This service is free to you as a student at Southern Wesleyan University.


Locate an Item to Request


If you already know the information for the desired article, fill out the Articles form.

If you need to find an article first, use our databases to locate an article. Click on "request item through interlibrary loan" below the citation. Or, use the information you find to fill out the Articles form. This service is free to you as a student at Southern Wesleyan University.

Books, Scores, DVDs, etc.

Search Worldcat, a large database containing information about nearly any book that has been published as well as many other resources, such as videos, CDs, etc. You can use WorldCat to locate information about books (including various editions), and some of the libraries that have a copy.

Fill out the Books and Other Items form. There is a $3 fee per request for physical items (books, DVDs, etc.).

Requests for textbooks will not be processed. Click here to view our interlibrary loan policies.

Purchase Request Form

Use the Purchase Request Form to request that the Rickman Library consider for purchase an item you suggest. Requested items are not guaranteed for purchase. Current students, faculty, staff, and alumni are welcome to recommend items for purchase.

NEED HELP? Ask a Librariancall 864-644-5060, text 864-339-9201, or e-mail us.