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Can't find it in the catalog?
The Interlibrary Loan Service allows patrons to request materials needed for their research that are not owned by UMBC.
ILL is available at no charge to current UMBC faculty, students and staff. However, a cap may be set on the $ amount requested for payment.
Although Interlibrary Loan gives you access to many more resources, it may take longer than other means of access. The average delivery time is 5-10 business days. Always start your research early for the best results. You may want to contact the Reference Desk for assistance in locating other in-house or online materials.
Copying & Printing
Printing and copying are available in Room 1200A of the library with the purchase of a print card using the Print Card Vending Machine.
$1.00 in cash is required for the initial purchase of the print card ($.80 for the card and $.20 for printing.) Additional value can be added to the print card with different dollar bills ($5, $10, $20).
The cost of printing and copying is $.10 per page for black and white and $.50 per page for color.
Instructions for purchase and use of print card are posted in Room 1200A.
For other printing and photocopying options, please look at
Copying and Printing