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Interlibrary Loan (ILL): ILL FAQs

ILL FAQs

What is Interlibrary Loan?

What happens once I submit an ILL request?

Who may request an ILL?

Will I be charged for an ILL request?

What types of materials can I request?

What should I do before I submit a request?

Can you get English translations of foreign language items?

What should I expect if an item I request has the term 'abstract' in the source title?

How many requests can I make at one time?

How long does it take for an item to arrive?

If I've requested a book, how will I know it has arrived and where do I pick it up?

If I've requested an article, how will I know it has arrived and where do I pick it up?

If I'm notified that my request has been unfilled, what does that mean?

What happens if I lose or damage an item I've obtained through ILL?

How do I renew an item I've obtained through ILL?