FAQs

Yes. You will need to fill out a Media Center Reserve form and obtain copyright clearance if necessary.  Please contact our office for additional information.

* This is for Faculty/Staff only.

Materials can be checked out by FAU/PBSC faculty, students and staff.  You can search the online catalog for circulating materials that are available to anyone with a valid Owl Card.

Yes, the library uses a courier system to deliver materials to FAU campuses.

Branch Campus Delivery and ILL Requests are made via your ILL Account. UBorrow Requests are made via your FAU Library Account. Step-by-step instructions can be found on the Requesting Items tab of this libguide.

Because the material can come from any participating library, arrival times vary. Electronic articles have a turnaround time of a couple hours to 2 or more business days while hard material loans are 7 or more days. Hard to find material can take longer and some may not be obtainable at all. 

(Trick of the trade: if you do not have a set need by date, open your “not needed after” field to give the system more time to work on your request before being canceled when it reaches the auto-filled date without finding a lender.)