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Interlibrary Loan FAQs

Answers to the most commonly asked questions about ILL.


The library has undergone a website re-design and is currently undergoing a library system migration therefore hyperlinks on this research guide may be outdated. The guide will be updated, after the library system migration, sometime in the fall. Please contact the ILL Office should you have any questions.

How Do I Check the Statuses of My Requests?

Log onto your ILLiad account and click on:

  • "Outstanding Requests" to track requests that have not yet been filled;
  • "Checked Out Items" to view your checked out ILLs;
  • "Renewal Request" through each Checked Out Item record to request an loan extension;
  • "History Requests" to view a list of your completed ILLs.

The status description provided through the ILLiad system are general, so feel free to contact the ILL Office (202-662-9154, or visit the Reference Desk and ask for the ILL Borrowing Staff,  M-F 9-5) if you have any questions.