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Zondervan Library: Interlibrary Loan

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Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan

Intro to Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a service that expands Library user access tremendously by allowing library patrons to borrow articles and books from other libraries around the world at no cost.

This service is restricted to current students, faculty, and staff only

By connecting to the world of knowledge available through tools like WorldCat, as well as other Library Databases, patrons are empowered to find more and better resources than ever. 

Log in to my ILL account

Interlibrary Loan Fines

Fees

 

If you do not return the paperwork included with your ILL book, you will be charged $3.00.

Feel free to contact us by phone (765-998-5530) or email with questions or concerns about your ILLiad account.

Interlibrary Loan Policies (by Status)

Interlibrary Loan Limits (by Status)

 

Undergraduate Students 10 active ILL requests
Graduate Students 15 active ILL requests
Staff Members 10 active ILL requests
Faculty Members 15 active ILL requests

Active requests are those which have not been completed: ILL books you have checked out along with article or book requests that are outstanding and have not yet been filled.

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Interlibrary Loan Process

Interlibrary Loan Process

Submitting a request

After a request has been submitted

  • ILL requests are vetted by Library staff and processed through to potential lending libraries
  • The Zondervan Library will notify patrons via email if ILL items are available for use, or if clarification is needed on an ILL request.

Accessing ILL materials

  • Articles are delivered electronically to patrons ILLiad account.
    • To view ILL articles login to ILLiad and select the relevant option under the "View" menu.
  • Books will wait for you to pick them up behind the Check Out desk.
    • To renew ILL books login to ILLiad

Other Requests

What if you cannot find an item you think Zondervan Library should have in its collections?

  • Use the linked form below to suggest an item for the Library to purchase for its collection
  • While there is no guarantee that suggested items will be added to the Zondervan Library’s collection, all suggestions are welcome.
  • All specific books or other materials that fit with the mission of the Zondervan Library and the broader mission of Taylor University will be considered

If you need assistance with any Interlibrary Loan process or request, please email us or call at 765-998-5530.