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Off-Campus and Distance Education Support: Borrowing From Other Libraries

Borrowing From Other Libraries

Students may request that items not owned by SU libraries be borrowed or copied from other libraries through interlibrary loan (ILL). Please submit your ILL and document delivery requests electronically by using the forms found under “Interlibrary Loan” on the library’s website. Please allow at least 10 days for processing interlibrary loan requests. In many cases, journal articles can be obtained within 48 hours and may be sent to you as PDF documents.


If you live in areas covered by Zip Codes 22601, 22602, 22603, 22604, 22611, 22620, 22624, 22625, 22645, 22654, 22655, 22663, you should plan to pick up interlibrary loans at the Smith or the Health Sciences Library. If you live in any other Zip Code area, you may request that ILL materials be mailed to you at your home or office at no cost to you. However, the cost of returning interlibrary loan books to the SU library is your responsibility. If you have questions about interlibrary loan, you may contact Jan Edgar, call (540) 545-7318, or use the Library toll-free number at (877) 289-4611.

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Stacy Baggett
Smith Library, Main Campus