Southwest Ohio Regional Depository (SWORD)

The Southwest Ohio Regional Depository (SWORD) is located on Miami's Middletown Campus. The Depository is a remote storage facility that houses less frequently used library materials. Requests for books and complete journal volumes may be placed online. Once you have located the item you need in Miami's online Library catalog, select the Request Item link and follow instructions. Please allow 2-3 business days to receive the requested item. Materials will be sent to the library location that you designate at the time of the request.

Copies of articles from journals housed in the Southwest Depository can also be requested. Locate the journal title you need in the MiamiLINK catalog, select the Request Item link, then select Article from S.W. Depository. Complete all the information about the journal article on the online form.  As with other materials requested from SWORD, please allow 2-3 business days.  You will receive a URL at which you can obtain the item you requested, or the item may be sent to the library location that you designate at the time of the request.