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How To: Use Interlibrary Loan


What is Interlibrary Loan (ILL)?

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free service that borrows library materials from other institutions.  If an item you need is not in our collection, you can submit a request and we can try to obtain it from another library.  Current Students, Faculty, and Staff are all eligible to use this service.  Types of items you can borrow: Books/ Audiobooks, Articles/ Book Chapters, CDs/ Musical Scores, Films (DVD, VHS), and Dissertations.

Logging in to iLLiad

iLLiad, or "Interlibrary Loan Internet Accessible Database", is the program we use to electronically send requests to other libraries for borrowing/lending items.  If this is your first time using the system, you'll be asked to fill out a brief form.

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When visiting the HWS Library homepage, you can find the ILL link here:

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