Document Delivery

Service Description


Current Rice Faculty and Senior Administrators, only.

Submit a Request

All requests must be submitted electronically through the Rice ILLiad System.  Use your NetID and Password.


  • Secure electronic PDF delivery of articles and book chapters
  • Copyright compliance
  • Access to circulating materials from the Fondren Library collection
  • Books will be retrieved from the stacks and placed on “Hold”.
  • Most requests will be filled within 1-2 business days.
  • If the requested item is unavailable from Fondren Library, your request will automatically be converted into an Interlibrary Loan request, unless otherwise specified.
  • Requests are processed Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.