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What is Interlibrary Loan?

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan is a service whereby a patron of one library can borrow books, DVDs, music, etc. and/or receive photocopies of documents that are owned by another library.

The user makes a request with their home library; which, acting as an intermediary, identifies libraries with the desired item, places the request, receives the item, makes it available to the user, as well as arranges for its return.

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Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad)