Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery

Request a book, photocopy of an article or book chapter, view/modify outstanding requests, renew checked out items, and view request history.

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Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Books, journal articles, and other research materials not owned by the University of Iowa Libraries can usually be borrowed from other libraries.

Proxy Users

Request a proxy ILL account through this online form and then place requests, using your proxy username and password:  Interlibrary Loan/Article Delivery Request System.

Article Delivery

Copies of journal articles and book chapters from a title held in any University of Iowa library (with the exception of Law Library) can be scanned and delivered to your desktop.


Search over 90 million books from the collections of 15 research libraries, request, and receive within a week from the libraries of the Big Ten Universities, plus the University of Chicago. Learn more about UBorrow.

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