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Interlibrary Loan

What is an Interlibrary Loan?

If the item you seek is not available at any PINES library, we might be able to request it from libraries around the country through an interlibrary loan. Please fill out the form below and our staff will attempt to find the item.

Interlibrary loans require payment of postage upon pickup of the item. In addition, some libraries charge lending and/or photocopy fees to fill ILL requests. Please tell us the maximum amount you are willing to pay if the lending library charges a fee.

What Can Patrons Request?

  • Items not located in the PINES system
  • Magazine or journal articles
  • Microfilm and microfiche
  • Copies of selections from reference and rare books

What Items are Not Available for an Interlibrary Loan?

  • Entire magazines
  • Audio/visual materials
  • Reference items
  • Rare books
  • New books