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Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
The IU Bloomington Libraries will request materials from other libraries for you if we do not own what you are looking for. Any current faculty, staff, or student may use these free services.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Request any book, article, media item, and more from Interlibrary Loan and have it delivered to the IU Bloomington library of your choice. First time users first need to register. Approximate delivery time is 2-3 weeks. 
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UBorrow allows you to look up books, scores, and other physical items held by fifteen other Big Ten libraries, view their availability, and request exactly what you want. UBorrow delivery times are approximately one week, which is traditionally quicker than ILL, and most materials can be checked out for seventeen weeks. Learn more about UBorrow.
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View, renew, download received articles or chapters, and more.
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Request Article Delivery
Get an electronic copy of an article or book chapter owned only in print on the Bloomington campus. View full details about the article delivery service.
Request Delivery
Get a book or other physical item delivered from one IU Bloomington campus library (or from off site storage (ALF)) to another for your convenience. View full details about this delivery service or search for items to request in IUCAT now.
Questions? Find quick help via instant messaging and email through Ask a Librarian, call the reference desk at 812.855.0100, or contact the Document Delivery Services department at libill@indiana.edu or 812.855.6549. View the ILL FAQ for more information. 
Not affiliated with IU Bloomington? Contact your campus library or local public library to ask about their interlibrary loan services. View a full list of interlibrary loan contact information for other IU system libraries.
If you are an outside library wishing to borrow materials from Indiana University, navigate to policies, practices, and contact information.
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