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

Log in to Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery

Support: Help Sheet

When logging in to Interlibrary Loan, if you receive a message stating that your account needs to be reinstated, try using the following link to log out of the proxy server. If that doesn’t work, you will need to clear your browser cache, close the browser and restart your computer. Afterwards, you should be able to log in as normal. If the problem still persists please contact us at or 335-9874

Not affiliated with the University of Iowa?

Request a journal article from a journal owned at the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences. To obtain items not owned at the Hardin Library you must use your local public or hospital library.

Book Delivery Between UI Libraries

(includes storage materials)


Location: 210 HLHS
Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Phone: (319) 335-9874
Fax: (319) 335-9897

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. (ILL Policy)

Document Delivery

Articles or chapters from nonelectronic journals, newspapers, or books held in any University of Iowa Library (with the exception of the Law Library and Curriculum Lab) can be scanned, delivered electronically, and available for viewing for 28 days.