Tripsaver

Borrow from other libraries or transfer items between NC State library locations. If we don't have what you need, Tripsaver will get it for you through interlibrary loan.

Place a Request

Article

Request a journal article, delivered as a PDF to your email

Book

Request a book, delivered to the NC State University Library of your choice

Book Chapter

Request a chapter or portion of a book, delivered as a PDF to your email

Other

Request other items, including conference proceedings, dissertations and theses, standards, and more

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Services for NC State Users

  • NC State Students, Faculty, Staff, & Centennial Campus Partners

    Interlibrary Loan

    The Libraries will borrow materials not available in the NC State University Libraries from other libraries and digital delivery vendors. This includes materials not owned by the NC State University Libraries and items checked out, lost or missing. There is no charge for this service.

    Interlibrary loan FAQ

    TRLN Direct

    TRLN Direct is a service used to quickly fill interlibrary loan requests from Duke, NC Central, and UNC Libraries. TRLN Direct items are delivered to your pickup library in 1-2 business days. Items filled through TRLN Direct check out for 120 days with no renewals to faculty, graduates, and staff, and 30 days with 3 renewals to undergraduates. There is no charge for this service.

    Digital Delivery of NC State-Owned Materials

    The NC State University Libraries will scan articles from sources in our collection and deliver them to you via email. We will scan and deliver articles from any NC State library, including any of our branch libraries. This service is free of charge for NC State students, faculty, staff, and Centennial Campus Partners.

    Digital delivery for NC State patrons
  • Distance Learners

    Any NC State student, faculty, or staff member can request home delivery of books, whether they are accessed through interlibrary loan or owned by NC State. There is no charge for this service. All article PDFs will be delivered by email automatically, whether or not you have enabled distance services.

    Learn more about Book and article delivery for distance learners

  • Friends of the Libraries

    Digital Delivery of NC State-Owned Materials

    The NC State University Libraries will scan articles from sources in our collection and deliver them to you via email. We will scan and deliver articles from any NC State library, including any of our branch libraries. There is a fee associated with this service. See Digital Delivery for Friends of the Libraries patrons for more information.

Services for Other Users

  • Non-NC State Patrons

    The NC State University Libraries will scan articles from sources in our collection and deliver them to you via email. We will scan and deliver articles from any NC State library, including any of our branch libraries. There is a fee associated with this service. See Digital Delivery for Non-NC State Patrons for more information.

  • Lending to Other Libraries

    This service is for non-profit, non-OCLC affiliated libraries. For a cost-recovery fee we will deliver copies of items in the NC State University Libraries collection. We will also loan books to those willing to abide by our loan request agreement. We are not able to loan items to public libraries outside the state of North Carolina.

    Tripsaver for other libraries

Contact Us

Need help? Email us at library_tripsaver@ncsu.edu, call us at (919)515-2116, or chat with a librarian whenever the Libraries are open (Libraries hours).