Contactless Pick Up and Ship

Contactless pickup infographic. Step 1: Find the item in OneSearch. Then use the "Request Pick Up or Shipping" link to place your request. Step 2:You will receive an email when your item is ready, with a link to reserve a pick up time slot. Step 3:Arrive for your pick up reservation. Come to the Library's Usdan facing entrance to pick up your item.

Starting on July 6, any current Brandeis faculty, staff, and students can request materials for Contactless Pick Up or Ship to Home.

Contactless Pick Up

To request an item through OneSearch or Email: 
  1. Find the item in OneSearch. Then use the “Request Pick Up or Ship to Home” link to place your request. Note, you must be signed in using your Brandeis Account to receive this request link.
  2. For those who cannot login to OneSearch or would prefer to use email, you can email your requests to borrowing@brandeis.edu. Please provide as much information as possible including the title, author, year, edition, and volume. 
  3. Complete the request form, selecting “Contactless Pick Up” as the Pick Up Location, then submit the request. 
  4. Once the item is ready, you will receive an email with a link to reserve a 15 minute pick up time slot. Pick up hours are available from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. 
  5. To pick up your item(s), arrive during your allotted time. When you arrive on campus, park in the Library Pick Up 15 minute parking spot at the top of Loop Road by the bus stop.  
  6. Come to the Library’s Usdan facing entrance to pick up your item(s). Your bagged item(s) will be located on a table outside of the Library’s Usdan facing entrance.
  7. Please arrive within your assigned 15 minute time slot. To ensure physical distancing, only one reservation can be made for a time slot. Items not picked up within the allotted time will be removed from the pick up location. You will need to reschedule your pick up. 

When coming to campus, please follow all of the University’s procedures, including wearing a mask and completing the daily health assessment tool. Please contact us at borrowing@brandeis.edu for accessibility accommodations.

Items can be returned through the book drop at the Library’s Usdan facing entrance.  Please do not leave returns on the pick up table.  

Ship To Home 

To request an item through OneSearch or Email: 

  1. Find the item in OneSearch. Then use the “Request Pick Up or Ship to Home” link to place your request. Note, you must be signed in using your Brandeis Account to receive this request link.
  2. For those who cannot login to OneSearch or would prefer to use email, you can email your requests to borrowing@brandeis.edu. Please provide the preferred shipping address and as much information as possible including the title, author, year, edition, and volume. 
  3. Complete the request form, selecting “Ship to Home” as the Pick Up Location and provide the preferred shipping address, then submit the request. If an address is not indicated, we will ship to the address in your Library Account.
  4. Once the item has been pulled, you will receive a confirmation email. Items will be shipped within 48 hours of receiving this email. 

Questions? Email borrowing@brandeis.edu

Frequently Asked Questions