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Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Who may use ILL?

  • Current OWU students
  • OWU faculty/emeriti
  • OWU staff

How long does ILL take?

  • 2-4 days for articles/book chapters
  • 1-2 weeks for books
  • Esoteric items may take longer

Items you cannot get through ILL:

  • Textbooks
  • Recently published books
  • Rare/fragile items
  • Entire journal issues

ILL is free, but you may be charged for:

  • Long overdue items
  • Lost items
  • High copyright fees
  • Failure to pick up items