Document Delivery

Rice Faculty and Senior University Administrators can have journal articles scanned and books pulled from the stacks and put on hold. There is no charge for this service.


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.


For additional information

Contact ILL
Fondren Library, MS 240
Hours:  Monday-Friday, 7:00am-3:00pm