Who can use this service?

✔︎ Caltech faculty and staff
✔︎ Graduate students and postdocs with an office address on campus
✘ Undergraduate students are not eligible for the service

What can be delivered?

✔︎ Caltech Library materials
✔︎ Interlibrary loan materials requested through DocuServe
✘ Non-circulating items, microfiche, electronic devices such as laptops, in-library use only interlibrary loan books, and course reserves are excluded from delivery

How does it work?

  • Once registered, material will automatically be delivered to the location indicated
  • Delivery can take up to one business day upon arrival or retrieval of the requested material
  • Prior to delivering the requested material, the item will be checked out to your library account

Returning materials

  • Caltech books should be returned to any of the libraries or one of our book drops around campus
  • DocuServe (interlibrary loan) books should be returned directly to the Sherman Fairchild Library circulation desk
Please feel free to provide 2 options in case your office door is closed. For example, the location of your mailbox in your building.