The SPU Library is a member of The Orbis Cascade Alliance of college and university libraries in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Students, faculty, and staff have access to more than 28 million items in the combined collections.
If you need a book that SPU does not hold, you can check to see if any local libraries have access to your item. If you have 5+ business days before you need your item, you can order it through the library. If you need your item immediately, you can visit the owning library and check out the item in person.
In addition to UW, SPU students can also borrow items from Seattle University.
If you need quick access to something the University of Washington holds, you can visit their library and borrow materials. Library staff will need to verify that you are a current student, faculty, or staff at a Summit library, and then they will enter a patron record for you into their own patron databases.
What you will need: You will need to bring your SPU ID card.
2) Ask them to set up a Visiting Patron account. Provide them your current ID card.
Note: They may need to call SPU to verify your patron status.
SPU students have basic access to library services at the University of Washington. BASIC access to library services includes:
1) Visit the University of Washington's Library page @ http://www.lib.washington.edu
2) Enter the Book title or Journal title that you need. Click Search.
3) Choose the guest login option.
4) Limit your results to Book or Journal/Magazine under Format.
5) If you are searching for a journal, look at the journal icon to determine if the journal is in print or online.