What materials are available through interlibrary loan (ILL)?


Generally, the following materials may be obtained:

  • Books
  • Photocopies of book chapters
  • Photocopies of articles in journals, anthologies, and proceedings from symposia and conferences.
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Microfilm

Most libraries will NOT lend:

  • Rare or valuable material, including manuscripts
  • Typescript doctoral dissertations when available on microfilm
  • Reference or other non-circulating materials
  • Material in high demand at the lending library, especially recently printed books and best-sellers

In addition, UAB Libraries will NOT accept requests for:

  • Materials on reserve at UAB Libraries
  • Materials owned by the UAB Libraries but in circulation at the time of request
  • Textbooks available for purchase at the bookstore
  • Items that would violate copyright guidelines
  • Last Updated Mar 02, 2022
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  • Answered By Jeff Graveline

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