E-Z Borrow FAQ
What is E-Z Borrow?
E-Z Borrow allows you to request books from the catalogs of more than 40 academic libraries throughout Pennsylvania as well as New Jersey and West Virginia. The borrowing period is four weeks with one renewal.
Who may use E-Z Borrow?
Any current Duquesne University student attending classes on campus, faculty, administration or staff member can request books at no charge. Distance learning students, and alumni can search E-Z Borrow but are not eligible to request books.
How can I access E-Z Borrow?
Enter your DU Card number in the login box above. If you do not have a Duquesne University ID, simply leave the login box blank and click the login button to search E-ZBorrow as a guest. Guest users can search E-Z Borrow but cannot request books.
When and where can I pick up my requests?
Requests arrive in an average of five business days. E-Z Borrow sends an email when your requests arrive telling you to pick them up at the Circulation Desk on the 4th floor of Gumberg Library.
Can I use E-Z Borrow to obtain journal articles, audiovisuals, and other materials?
Currently, you cannot obtain journal articles using E-ZB orrow. You can borrow selected audiovisuals at the lending libraries' discretion.
If you encounter any problems, please contact the Reference Department at (412) 396-6133 or Ask a Librarian.
Login to E-Z Borrow
Gumberg Library users may experience limited access to E-ZBorrow from 5:00 PM today, July 23rd until Monday, July 28th due to the library system upgrade project. If this occurs, please use ILLiad (https://duq.illiad.oclc.org/illiad/logon.html) to request items as an alternative. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please feel free to contact the E-ZBorrow office at 412-396-6127 or the Reference Desk at 412-396-6133 with any questions.