Interlibrary Loan

If we don’t have what you’re looking for at Stanford, we will get it for you. We partner with libraries around the world to provide the current Stanford GSB community free access to almost anything that exists in other libraries, including:

  • Books, DVDs, microfilm, periodicals, and newspapers

  • Scanned PDFs of book chapters and articles by email

Faculty & Staff: Use our Document Delivery service to request any materials be delivered directly to you from our collections or other libraries.

Find Materials

  • SearchWorks - For books, journals, magazines, and newspapers at Stanford’s Libraries
  • Academic journals and articles - Available through Stanford’s Libraries and beyond
  • WorldCat - Global catalog with millions of records from contributing libraries

How It Works

Questions Books & Physical Materials Article and Book Chapter PDFs
Where are requested items delivered? Students: You will receive an email when the item is available for pickup.

Faculty & Staff: Items will be delivered to your workspace when they are available.
You will receive an email when your items are available to download from your account. PDFs are available for 30 days.
How long does it take? Items coming from outside of Stanford can take up to a few weeks to arrive. Due to COVID-19 turnaround times can be longer than normal. Typically available within a day, but may take up to a few days. Due to COVID-19 turnaround times can be longer than normal.