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A new fulfillment network for requesting physical materials from all Purdue Campuses (Northwest, Fort Wayne and West Lafayette)


The state of Indiana is currently switching the delivery service for library materials statewide. There will be delays/pauses in deliveries and pickups during this transition. Please accept our apologies for the service delays.

  • How long is the check-out time frame?
    • 16 weeks 

  • Can I renew the items?
    • Yes, unless the item was requested by another patron

  • Who can utilize PurdueBorrow:
    • Current PNWStudents (Graduate and Undergraduate)Faculty, Limited-term LecturersStaffOfficial Retirees

  • Where do I pick up my requested items?
    • The front desk of whatever campus you choose. Note* after 14 days the items will be returned to the home library

  • How do I know when the books are ready for a pick?
    • You will receive an email to your PNW account

  • How long does it take for a book to come in?
    • Materials usually come in within five to seven (5-7) business days
    • Delays may occur around breaks and holidays or due to other issues beyond our control