You can now use the Get It - Request feature in the IUP Library Discovery Search or Library Catalog to have your books waiting for you to pick up at Stapleton Library. Here's how to make a request:

  1. Find the book(s) you need using the Discovery Search or Library catalog available on the IUP Libraries site.
  2. On the book's detailed record page, you'll see a section labeled Get It. In that section, click on the Request link.
  3. If you don't see the Request link in that section, make sure you're signed in.
  4. After you click on the Request link, you will see the Get It Request form. All of the fields in the request form are optional; you can simply click Request.

Screen cap of Get It Request Form

  1. Once you submit your request, you'll receive a confirmation of your submission.
  2. Wait for an email notification from that your books are ready for pick up before coming to the library. Requests will be filled and ready for pick up within 24 hours. Remember to bring your I-Card to check out your books.

Note: If you qualify for residential delivery and requested that option, you will instead receive a shipping notifications from (you can disregard emails from


Residential Delivery for IUP Books

Did you know you can also choose to have books shipped to your home? Books can be delivered to the residential home address of active students, faculty, and staff who live further than 15 miles from the IUP Indiana campus and are unable to pick up or return items at the Stapleton Library.Learn more at Residential Delivery for Distance Learners.

If you'd like to have your books shipped, type "Residential Delivery" in the Comment field of the Get It request form (see screenshot) when you submit your request.