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Borrow It Now: More Details

BorrowItNow is a new pilot program that makes interlibrary loan quicker for you. With BorrowItNow, you can request an item directly from another library, instead of asking us to request an item from another library.

Contact Info

Phone: (808) 956-8568


Office: Hamilton Library, room 101 (the patron entrance is near the Microfilms room)

About BorrowItNow

We have implemented BorrowItNow program as a 3-year pilot.  This is a discovery-to-delivery tool.  This means that you can discover new research material by using a keyword or subject search.  Of course, you can always locate known items by doing a title, author, or ISBN search.  After discovering useful items, you can quickly see the availability and request them directly from the lending library.

UH-Manoa belongs to a consortium of libraries called GWLA (Greater Western Library Alliance).  There are 33 research libraries in this group.  31 of these libraries have agreed to implement the BorrowItNow program as a 3-year pilot.  Among the available discovery-to-delivery systems available, GWLA chose BorrowItNow because it is the most cost-effective.

List of GWLA Libraries

This is a list of the GWLA universities.  You can use BorrowItNow to directly request an item from their libraries.


Arizona State Univ.
Baylor Univ.
Brigham Young Univ.
Colorado State Univ.
Iowa State Univ.
Kansas State Univ.
Oklahoma State Univ.
Oregon State Univ.
Rice Univ.
Southern ILlinois Univ.
Southern Methodist Univ.
Texas A&M Univ.
Texas Tech Univ.
Univ. of Arizona
Univ. of Arkansas
Univ. of Colorado at Boulder
Univ. of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Univ. of Houston
Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
Univ. of Kansas
Univ. of Missouri
Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas
Univ. of New Mexico
Univ. of Oklahoma
Univ. of Oregon
Univ. of Southern California
Univ. of Texas at Austin
Univ. of Utah
Univ. of Washington
Univ. of Wyoming
Utah State Univ.
Washington Univ. in St. Louis
Washington State Univ.

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