Please remember to submit a separate request for each item.
Materials Not Available for Request through Interlibrary Loan
Email notification will be sent when the requested material has been received and processed by the ILL staff.
Loans will be sent to the pickup location indicated in your ILLiad Account.
Articles will be delivered in an electronic format.
ILL materials can be picked up and returned at the Check Out/Information desk of the following libraries:
Note: Do not return ILL materials in any bookdrop or to the ASU Law Library.
Each ILL item will have a bookstrap with important information for you and the library staff, including:
Please do not remove the bookstrap from your ILL material.
Material received through Interlibrary Loan is by permission of the lending library and should be used in a timely manner. Every effort should be taken to be good stewards of the borrowed material by returning borrowed materials promptly and honoring any conditions placed by the lending library.
Due Dates are determined by the lending library:
Current Arizona State University Faculty, Students, and Staff are eligible to use Interlibrary Loan, BorrowItNow, and Document Delivery services.
The Ross-Blakley Law Library provides Interlibrary Loan services for the Faculty, Students and Staff affiliated with the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.
Is there a limit to the number of items I can request?
Can I request textbooks through Interlibrary Loan?
Can I request an entire issue of a journal?
No; most libraries do not circulate entire issues of journals through interlibrary loan.
Can I request materials for personal, non-academic use?
No; materials for personal, non-academic use should be requested through your local public library.
If your request is cancelled, you will receive an email giving the reason.
Common reasons are:
Can I resubmit cancelled requests?
Requests can be resubmitted if:
Most article scans are received through an automated process and are not reviewed by ILL staff. We cannot guarantee that a PDF received in a format that can be printed or edited. Other factors effecting the quality of article scans include the condition of the item being scanned and the type of scanner being used.
Resends will be requested if pages are missing or illegible.
Resends will not be requested for scans due to:
Why is there an invoice included with my document?
What do I do if I received the wrong item?
For books or other loans
Can I request media (CDs, DVDs, etc.)?
Media can be requested, however:
Note for Faculty: