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Library Catalog – WorldCat Discovery

Find books located in 20,000+ library catalogs around the world and use links to WVU Library content and services for easy access.

Book Express+ 

Book Express+ is an intra-campus WVU delivery service for books and other print materials. Use the "Request: Book Express+" button in the WorldCat Discovery record to request materials. Library staff will retrieve the materials from the stacks and hold it at a library of your choice. When the material is retrieved, it will be placed on the Hold shelf and you will be notified by email. Materials arrive in 2-3 business days.


E-ZBorrow is a book delivery service from other libraries in the PALCI Consortium (NJ, PA, WV). Users may order books or DVDs but not articles. Use the “E-ZBorrow” button in the WorldCat record or manually enter a request using the E-ZBorrow main page to request materials. Materials arrive in 4+ business days. Loan period is always 12 weeks with no renewals permitted.


ILLiad is a book and article delivery service from libraries worldwide. Users may order books, articles, DVDs and other materials. Use the “ILLiad” button in the WorldCat record or manually enter a request using the ILLiad main page to request materials. Articles may arrive in a few hours or could take up to a week and books may take 1+ weeks to arrive. The loan periods will vary.


Although this video describes interlibrary loan for law faculty, the ILL process is the same for other members of the College of Law community! If you have questions about ILL, please ask at the circulation desk in the law library.