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E-ZBorrow is a service that allows NYU users to search the combined catalogs of more than 50 research and academic libraries, and request books not available at NYU. E-ZBorrow is the fastest way to get a book not available from NYU Libraries.

Who’s Eligible

NYU students, faculty and staff at New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai may use E-ZBorrow.

Turnaround Time

Books are delivered to Bobst within 3 to 5 business days. Other locations may have a slightly longer turnaround time. You will be notified via your NYU email when your book arrives at the NYU Library you selected.

Loan Periods

E-ZBorrow books are available to library users for 12 weeks, and cannot be renewed.

Requesting Other (Non-Book) Formats

This service is for hard copy book titles only. For all other formats, use Interlibrary Loan.


Information on fines relating to overdue or lost books and materials can be found on our fines page.