Express Delivery for AHSC (Tuc & Phx)

New Service for AHSC faculty & students in Tucson or Phoenix!  From the Library Catalog, request an item located at a UA Library and have it delivered to the library of your choice for check-out. Note: Use UA Libraries Interlibrary Loan to request books not in the catalog as well as copies of articles or book chapters.

Request an item 

Pick up items from AHSL

Canceled requests


Need an item that is checked-out?


Request an item in the Library Catalog

  • Search the Library Catalog for the item you want*

  • Click the "Request this item" button 

  • Log into My Library Account with your UA NetID

  • Click on "Request Selected Item"

  • AHSC (Tucson) Affiliates:  Choose any library for your pick up location

  • ​AHSC (Phoenix) Affiliates:  ​Choose AHSL--Phoenix to have item shipped to your home

​*Some items are not eligible; see restrictions.

Pick up  

  • When your item is ready, you will receive a notice in your University email or a text, if you've opted in for text alerts. You may also log into My Library Account to find out the status.

  • Pick up your item at the location in the email or text; if AHSL, ask at the Information Desk.

  • AHSC Phoenix: requested items are mailed to your home---be sure your Interlibrary Loan account has your current home address.

  • Items are held for pick up for 7 days and then reshelved

  • If additional holds have been placed on an item, it can only be checked out for 7 days

  • Return item by due date to avoid fines.  See UAL Policy.

Canceled requests

We will send you a cancellation notice via email if the requested item cannot be located and has been declared missing. You may use UAL Interlibrary Loan to order from another library.


Up to 5 books, videos, DVDs and CDs may be checked out per day. Items must be listed as "IN LIBRARY" in the catalog. The following materials may not be checked out:

  • Journal volumes less than 10 years old

  • Microforms

  • Reference & Ready Reference materials

  • InfoDesk & Reserve items (books & videos)

  • Special Collections 

Need an item that is checked-out?

  • If the item you want is checked out, use the Library Catalog to recall the item.

    • Click the "Request this item" button 

    • Log into your library account with your NetID.

    • Select the item you want and click on Request Selected Item.

  • We will send you an e-mail or text when the item becomes available.

  • If you have an item that someone else needs, we will send you an email stating that the item has been recalled along with a new due date for the return of the item. 

  • Items are held for 7 days after being returned. If an item has additional holds, it can only be checked-out for 7 days.

  • Return items by due date to avoid fines. See the UAL policy.

  •  Some items may not be recalled and the recall function is not available for those items.


For more information, contact:

Javad Basij
Information Desk Supervisor 

Last updated Apr 29, 2015 by Joan Schlimgen