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Interlibrary Loan

What is PalShare?

  • PalShare is a resource sharing service between 23 Indiana college and university libraries.
  • Loan requests for books, DVDs, and CDs can be made directly from Worldcat Discovery through the library page on MyUIndy.
  • An email will be sent out when the item is ready for pick up. Books will be held for 2 weeks. If the books are not picked up within the 2 week period, they will be sent back to the lending library.
  • You can check the status and see the due dates of your PalShare requests by signing into your library account on the MyUIndy library page.
  • PalShare items are checked out with your UIndy ID.
  • Books have a loan period of 60 days.
  • CDs and DVDs have a loan period of 14 days.
  • PalShare items cannot be renewed.

How to request through PalShare

  • Do your search in Worldcat Discovery. Look for items that have Held by: Private Academic Library Network of Indiana under the brief citation.
  • Click on the items title to pull up the full record.
  • Click on the "Request This Item" button.
  • A new screen will open asking you for your UIndy username and password. Enter the information and click submit.
  • Another box will pop up with the item information. Click submit again and you will receive a confirmation that the request has been placed.


If there are any questions or problems, please Kim Wenning at or at 317-788-3402 during the following hours.

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.