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SOAD W200 Design Practice

This guide provides sources and strategies to help students do research related to design challenges in their course. If at any point you need assistance with this page, library resources, or research more generally, please let us know by clicking on our

Request Books

Request books from off campus storage (ALF) or from another IU campus:

  • Log in to IUCAT with your IU username and password.
  • Click the   button
  • Select a campus location for delivery.
  • Click the "Request Delivery" button on the pop-up box.


NOTE: Material from certain libraries (IUB Kinsey Library, Lilly Library, CEDIR Library, Archives of Traditional Music Library, University Archives Library, and the Bloomington Residence Halls) cannot be request.

Reference material and short term loans (like DVDs) cannot be requested.

IUCAT Search

IUCAT is the IUB Libraries catalog. Find books, journals, music, and more!

Ways to access IUCAT:  

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loans allow you to borrow material from non IU Libraries.

*First time users will be asked delivery information for their materials*

How to Request:

  • You will need your IU username and password to request material
    • To use the Submit a request page, have the book information (title, author, etc) ready.
    • In Worldcat the "Request materials from ILL" link will fill in the book information for you.

  • Photocopies of journal articles can also be request through the Submit a request page.

You will receive an email from Interlibrary loan when your materials are ready for pickup.