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Interlibrary Loan FAQs

Answers to the most commonly asked questions about ILL.

What is Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Service and Who is Eligible?

What is Interlibrary Loan (ILL)?

This service provides eligible patrons access to library materials not owned by or accessible at the Law Center.

ILL can be used to obtain materials you may need for your Law Center course work, class paper, note writing, journal source collecting, scholarly research, general interests, dissertation research, Research Assistant work, or work-for-hire projects.

See What Can Be Obtained? for more details.

Who is eligible for the service?

The service is available to the faculty, students, staff and visiting scholars who have current circulation accounts with the Law Library. There are no fees to obtain ILL materials.

Public Patrons and Alumni are not eligible and must obtain ILL service through their law firm, government agency, or institutional or public library.

Visiting Researchers are not eligible for ILL services and should use their home institution libraries for such service.