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Requesting Materials From Other Libraries

Summit requesting is available.

  • We will send books or other requested items to you by postal mail
  • When the item arrives at our library, we will email your Chemeketa email account to ask your mailing address
  • Due to more limited courier schedule and quarantine requirements, you should allow approximately two weeks to receive Summit materials

You can use Ask a Librarian, below, to get help in finding alternative resources online.

Summit

Summit is the system used to request books and other items from 37 college and university libraries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. You must be logged into the Primo library search to see Summit links.

picture of a book title in the result list with a check holdings link

  • Any item in the library search results that says Check holdings is a potential Summit request.
  • Click the Check holdings link.
  • The Request Sumit Item link will display if there is at least one copy in a Summit library. (Remember, you won't see it if you're not logged in.)
  • Click the link to start a request.
  • Summit will automatically check to see if there is a requestable copy
  • You will have to choose your home library (Salem or Yamhill campus, Polk Center, or Woodburn Public Library).
  • When the item arrives at the library, we will email you at your college email to ask your preferred mailing address.
  •  If the item has multiple volumes, specify which one you want.
  • Click the Request button.

      You can check on your your request in your Library Account

Summit request form

 

 

Ask a Librarian

  • E-mail a Question to Reference
  • Chat reference: Please use the form below
  • We recommend that you include an e-mail address so that you can receive a transcript of your chat and so the library can send you any followup help.