All UI faculty, staff, and students are eligible to use the Interlibrary Loan service.  Books, reports, theses, microfilm, videos and other research materials not owned by the UI can often be borrowed from another library.  Materials requested  for loan average 7-10 days before arrival.  Journal articles and book chapters usually arrive sooner, a week on average.

Log in to Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery Request System

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

Interlibrary Loan Policies

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Questions about Interlibrary Loan can be answered via email, phone, or at the Service Desk located on the first floor of the Main Library. Materials available for check-out can be picked up at the Service Desk.


Phone: (319) 335-5917
Interlibrary Loan
Fax (319) 335-5900
University of Iowa Libraries
125 West Washington Street
Iowa City, IA 52242