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Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery

Hardin Library Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery
107 HLHS
University of Iowa
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (319) 335-9874
Fax: (319) 335-9897

Interlibrary Loan/Article Delivery Request System

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

Help Sheet | Registration (video)| Requests (video)

Google Chrome Users please note: We are currently experiencing difficulty with the Google Chrome browser. If you are unable to access the Interlibrary Loan sign-in page via Chrome please log into ILLiad first (via ) and then resubmit your request. Or, try a different browser.


Search over 90 million books from the collections of 13 research libraries, request, and receive within a week. This may be a faster way to obtain books from other libraries. (Tutorial – video)

No HawkID? Not affiliated with the University of Iowa? See below.

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) (Help Sheet | Registration (video) | Requests (video)

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.

Persons Not Affiliated with the University of IowaRequest 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)