Accounts FAQ

The Library currently offers various service accounts.

My Library Account

  • View checked out UChicago Library, Interlibrary Loan, UBorrow and Borrow Direct items and their due dates.
  • Renew eligible UChicago Library, Interlibrary Loan, and UBorrow items currently checked out. Borrow Direct items may not be renewed.
  • View the current status of items recalled from other patrons.
  • Manage pending requests from Mansueto.
  • View items available for pickup, including recalled items, Mansueto items, Interlibrary Loan, UBorrow, and BorrowDirect items.
  • View outstanding fines and other Library charges.
  • See My Library Account Help for more information.

Interlibrary Loan Account (Interlibrary Loan, Scan & Deliver)

  • Request items via Interlibrary Loan. See Requesting Materials from other Libraries.
  • Request articles or book chapters via Scan & Deliver. See Using Scan & Deliver.
  • View status of pending Interlibrary Loan, UBorrow, and Scan & Deliver requests.
  • Download electronically received articles or chapters from Interlibrary Loan and Scan & Deliver.

Special Collections Account

  • Manage Special Collections material requests (both personal and course requests) online.
  • Reactivate requests from previous visits.
  • Initial requests should be made using the "Request from SCRC" link in the Library Catalog record or the "Request!" button in online finding aids.

Canvas (Course Reserves)

  • Students: view course reserves lists and electronic reserves items. See Course Reserves for more information.
  • Instructors: submit reserves requests, as well as import course reserves lists from previous courses. See Course Reserves Setup for detailed instructions.