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Request This Item - Easy as 1-2-3!

Portico Pickup is now "Request This Item!"

  • Starting August 1, 2021, library staff will process item requests using ILLiad
  • Use the "Request this item" link in the library catalog to complete the request form - the form is identical to interlibrary loan requests
  • You will receive an email when your item is ready for pickup at the front desk

Please contact Joe Gutekanst ( with other questions relating to "Request This Item."

Who can use this service?

Our Portico Pickup service is available for students, staff, and faculty!

When can I pick up my item?

You will receive an email when your item is available for pickup. Requested items can be picked up during regular library hours.

How does the service work?

  • Browse the library catalog ( and request the item(s) you need using the "Request this item" link.
  • Staff will retrieve your item(s) and you will receive a notification via email when your item(s) are available for pickup.
  • Items can be picked up during regular library hours from the front desk.

What can I request?

At this time, you are only able to request items in the library's regular circulating collection.

Faculty who have specific questions about resource availability or who need special delivery arrangements are encouraged to contact the library (

I still have questions...

Please contact Joe Gutekanst ( with other questions relating to Portico Pickup.

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