Services for UW PCE Instructors

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  • Husky card. Your Husky Card serves as your ID card and your library card. For more information on obtaining a Husky card, visit Employee Husky Card.
  • Library account. If you are not issued a Husky Card, or for any other questions about your library account, get in touch with Library Account Services.
  • Instructor handbook. For more information and other options, visit the UW PCE Onsite Instructor Handbook.


Borrowing materials from the Libraries

  • Borrowing privileges. For details on borrowing materials from the UW Libraries, visit Borrowing Information for Faculty.
  • Access options. Place a hold on materials held by the UW Libraries, select a location for pick up, or request delivery of materials (for a fee)  through the Catalog.
  • Interlibrary Loan. Request and receive materials not owned by the UW Libraries for free through Interlibrary Loan.
  • Summit Libraries. Access materials held at the Summit Libraries, also known as the Orbis-Cascade Alliance of 30 academic libraries in Washington and Oregon.
  • UW WorldCat. Search a global catalog of library collections through UW WorldCat.


Accessing UW-restricted online resources

  • Online access. With your UW NetID, access thousands of online resources, including full-text journals, articles, research databases, eBooks, images, sound recordings, and other online media.
  • Subject guides. To discover recommended resources for your particular subject, visit the Libraries Subject Guides.
  • Off-campus access. Utilize library resources from home by Connecting from Off-Campus with your UW Net ID and password.


Book delivery and pick-up

  • Interlibrary loan delivers. Request to have books and articles that are owned by the UW Libraries delivered to your home address for a fee, using Interlibrary Loan. To learn more, visit Interlibrary Loan FAQs.
  • Pick-up books from any UW Library. Request to have books and other materials held for pick-up at any UW library branch for free, including those held by Summit Libraries, and libraries worldwide.  For more information visit the Interlibrary Loan homepage.
  • Articles delivered to your desktop. Interlibrary Loan also offers free digital delivery of articles held in our print collection, scanned and sent by request.


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