World Campus & Distance Researchers

Who are the World Campus and Distance Researchers?

  • Penn State Online | World Campus Students
  • Cooperative Extension Faculty and Staff
  • Graduate Students Completing a Dissertation
  • Continuing and Distance Education
  • Faculty on Sabbatical
  • Undergraduates Participating in an Internship Program



  • You must have both My Library Account and an ILLiad account.
  • You need to keep a current address in both accounts, also specify your campus location (World Campus) and pick up location.
  • For items your find through library resources, simply click "I Want It", "Request" or "Get It!" buttons to submit requests.



  • Books will be sent via UPS to the address in your account but will not be shipped outside North America.
  • Articles will be delivered to you in your ILLiad account.
  • You can sign up for UPS My Choice® to track UPS shipment.


  • You can return the item on site at any Penn State Libraries or by mail to the Interlibrary Loan department at University Park (address below).
  • As of January 16, 2021, the library is covering return shipping costs and a return label will be provided in each outgoing package. You are responsible for returning borrowed materials by the due date.
  • You are responsible for any damage, so please wrap the items securely.
  • Return items to:

    Interlibrary Loan
    127 Paterno Library, Curtin Rd.
    University Park, PA 16802-1808


Item Location and Process
Item Start Request Loan listed on
Material owned by Penn State Library home page or the CAT Click "I Want It" to place hold My Library Account
Books not owned by Penn State Login to E-ZBorrow Click "Request" My Library Account
Material not owned by Penn State Library home page Click "Request" ILLiad account