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Textbooks for Swarthmore Students

How to Borrow Instead of Buy

Searching the Catalog

Requesting Delivery


The TriCollege Libraries have a delivery service that moves materials between nine libraries on three campuses.  To ask for delivery to any location search the library catalog (tripod.swarthmore.edu), display the detailed information screen.

tripod sign in  Sign in with your swarthmore network credentials. 

tripod get it Click Request and select your preferred pick up location.

When the book arrives you can check it out for a regular loan period but please note that books in high demand may be recalled by the library so that they can be put on reserve for the whole class or books in high demand may be recalled by a classmate or other library patron.