The UIUC Main library has also created a general information page about Interlibrary Loan.
Interlibrary Loan services are free of charge. Click here to login to place a request.
Article photocopies are usually received within 5-10 days of request. If you need
the item immediately, please contact us directly at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 333-6892.
Most articles are delivered electronically (when available).
Articles not available for electronic delivery are sent to your campus address.
Book loan requests take an average of 2-3 weeks to fill.
You must pick up items at the Main Library, and you will need your I-Card.
Loan periods vary by lending institution, and may be as short as 2 weeks.
In general, renewals are not possible.
More information is available from the Interlibrary Loan Office, see Interlibrary Loan FAQs or call their phone support at (217) 333-0832. Also, feel free to contact us with your questions (email@example.com, (217) 333-6892).
To use the Interlibrary Loan service, you must have a NetID and password. Refer to the NetID page for instructions on establishing a NetID, or changing/resetting your password. If you've forgotten your NetID password, follow the instructions at the bottom of the CITES NetID password change page.
The Interlibrary Loan office uses contact information from campus databases for email notification and to deliver photocopies. To ensure successful notification and delivery, keep your contact information in NESSIE current.
Use the book request procedure to request the loan of an entire work, such as:
Use this procedure to request photocopies of an part of a larger work, such as