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What Is E-ZBorrow?

E-ZBorrow allows students, staff, and faculty to borrow books from participating Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium (PALCI) institutions in Pennsylvania and surrounding regions. Books may be requested 24-hours a day. Please note this service is only for books.

How Long Does It Take?

Materials usually arrive within 3-5 days, but can take up to two weeks to arrive. Please keep this in mind when placing requests. You will be notified in your Lycoming email when your item arrives.

How Long Can I Keep Materials?

E-ZBorrow materials circulate for 12 weeks. Renewals are not permitted.

Where Do I Return E-ZBorrow Materials?

Return all E-ZBorrow and ILL materials to the Circulation Desk.

What Is the Difference Between E-ZBorrow and ILL?

The short answer to this question is that E-ZBorrow is just for books; ILL is for books and articles. Also, if a book is not available through E-ZBorrow, it still may be available through ILL. The advantage of E-ZBorrow is that the books tend to arrive earlier.

How Can I Check the Status of my E-ZBorrow Requests?

All library pages have a link to E-ZBorrow in the far left column. You will need to enter the nine-digit number that appears at the bottom of your Lycoming ID. Once logged into E-ZBorrow, you can click on My Account and List All Requests to view a list of all past requests as well as check on the status of current requests.

How Do I Place a Request?

  1. Log into E-ZBorrow with your Lycoming ID number.
  2. Search for the book by the author's name, title, subject, or ISBN.
  3. Select the desired book from the list of results. Next, select your pickup location (Snowden Library) and then click on "Request from E-ZBorrow".
  4. A confirmation of your request will be sent to your Lycoming email account.


The Document Delivery/ILL Department adheres to generally accepted national copyright guidelines as they have been interpreted for libraries.

For Further Questions, Contact

Circulation Desk
John G. Snowden Library
One College Place
Williamsport, PA 17701-5192

Phone: (570) 321-4053
Fax: (570) 321-4090

Adam Clark
Library Technician,
Interlibrary Loan / Document Delivery and E-ZBorrow
Phone: (570) 321-4091