Please check the Woodward Library catalog and online databases before submitting an interlibrary loan request. The library may already own the item or document that you need.
For books, book chapters, DVDs, and other media, check the library catalog.
For journal articles, search for the journal title in BrowZine.
For music scores, consult the library's music scores and sheet music guide.
Books and articles can also be requested through WorldCat. If the library does not own the resource, a Request Item through Interlibrary Loan icon will appear. This icon will automatically transfer you to your interlibrary loan account
Woodward Library is unable to borrow textbooks or other materials required for courses offered at Austin Peay State University.
Policy adapted from University of Mississippi Libraries.
Adopted October 14, 2019.
There are a few options available to students who cannot afford to purchase textbooks from the campus bookstore.
Some faculty members place personal copies of their course materials on reserve at Woodward Library's circulation/reserve desk on the main floor of the library. These materials are available for short-term checkouts. Search the reserves by course number or faculty name here.
Many textbooks can be purchased second hand. Search for your books on the following websites:
Text for Vets provides textbooks on a first-come first-serve basis. Preference is given to veterans, active duty, reservist, national guardsman, retirees, ROTC students, and family members. Once the semester starts, distribution is open to all APSU students.
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