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Request Home Delivery

Distance education, online students, faculty, and staff who live more than 30 miles from ETSU's main campus may request books, CDs, and DVDs to be mailed to their home address free of charge. A media mail rate return label will be included with your package. The borrower is responsible for return shipping in time for the library to receive the item(s) by their due date(s).

Follow the instructions below to use this service:

  1. Visit libraries.etsu.edu and click on My Accounts followed by My Library Account to sign in.
    A screenshot illustrating how to access your library account from the library homepage.
  2. Click on Login using East Tennessee State University.
    A screenshot illustrating how to sign in to your library account.
  3. Sign in to your library account using your ETSU username and password.
    A screenshot illustrating how to sign in to your library account.
  4. Click on your name in the upper right corner followed by Library Card.
    A screenshot illustrating how to access your personal details in your library account.
  5. Click on Personal Details followed by Edit Details
    A screenshot illustrating how to change your personal details in your library account.
  6. Review and update your address and telephone number as needed. Click on Save Changes when done.
    A screenshot illustrating how to change your personal details in your library account.
  7. Click on the Go Back to Search magnifying glass icon to begin a new search or return to your search results.
    A screenshot illustrating how to begin a new search or return to your search results from your library account.
  8. Your search will produce a list of results. If an item is available, its status will show as Available and the location and call number of the item will be listed. Click the Available at link to request it.
    A screenshot illustrating how to request an item for home delivery.
  9. Request options will display under Get It. Click on Request.
    A screenshot illustrating how to request an item for home delivery.
  10. Fill out the request form. Identify yourself as a Distance Education student, faculty, or staff in the comment field to alert library staff to mail this item to you. Click on Send Request.
    A screenshot illustrating how to request an item for home delivery.
  11. A confirmation message will display if your request is successful.
    A screenshot illustrating a successful home delivery request.
  12. Pending requests may be viewed on your My Library Card page.
    A screenshot illustrating where to view your pending requests in your library account.
  13. Sign out when you are done. Click on your name followed by Sign Out.
    A screenshot illustrating how to log out of your library account.

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