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Interlibrary Loan

Status Updates

Once a request has been submitted, you can see the information in the Open Requests section of your ILLiad account. Click on the linked Request number for additional information. 




Awaiting Copyright Clearance

The request has been submitted to the interlibrary loan (ILL) department. Articles less than five years old must go through copyright clearance to determine if any legal copyright issues and/or fees apply to the request.

Awaiting Request Processing

Copyright has been cleared and the request is waiting to be processed by ILL staff.

Request in Processing

ILL staff is actively processing the request.

Request Sent

A copy has been requested from other libraries.

Delivered to Web

Item has been received electronically and is available in your ILLiad account. Note: Patron has 21 days to retrieve (download) item before it is removed from the system. 

Request Finished

Request is completed and closed. 

Cancelled by ILL Staff

ILL staff have cancelled the request. You will receive an email explaining reasoning.


Requests & Copyright Restrictions

We follow the CONTU Guidelines, meaning copyright charges go into effect after five article requests from a single journal or book published within the last five years. After that, the library is charged a copyright fee for each request. The amount varies by publisher and title.

ILL requests received after the yearly limit is reached will be covered up to $50. If an item is over $50 in copyright fees, an email will be sent to the patron asking if they are willing to cover the cost of the item. If not, the request will be canceled.