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Borrow Direct


Connect to Borrow Direct Via CAS Authentication


Please note: If you attempt to request an item and receive the message "an error has occurred," it may be due to a keystroke error made when typing in your barcode on this initial login page. If the error message should appear, please exit the system and log in again, being especially careful to type in your barcode number correctly. The new Borrow Direct system has gone through rigorous testing, but as it is new you may encounter technical difficulties. Please report any that you experience to the Borrow Direct office at Thank you.


Borrow Direct is a rapid, patron-initiated borrowing and lending service offered by Princeton University Library and six partner libraries--Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, U-Penn, and Yale.

 Materials available through Borrow Direct  Materials NOT available through Borrow Direct
 Picking up material  Returning material
 Eligibility/Login questions  Contact Borrow Direct

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Materials available through Borrow Direct

Materials NOT available through Borrow Direct*

      * Try Princeton’s Interlibrary Loan service for materials not available through Borrow Direct.

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Picking up Requested Material

Returning Borrowed Material

Eligibility/Login Questions

Contact Borrow Direct

office: Firestone, A-8-H, during office hours (8:30-4:30 M-F)
phone: 609-258-7469 

Library staff: see an overview of the new BD interface.

Please share your comments about this service with us.

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