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Interlibrary Loan & ILLiad

A guide to using interlibrary loan and your ILLiad account.

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PML doesn't have the book? Article isn't available in full text? UTM students, staff and faculty can ask the Interlibrary Loan Department to find it for you. Remember to leave enough lead time!

Your Illiad Account

Access your Illiad Account

PML doesn't have the book? Article isn't available in full text? UTM students, staff and faculty can ask the Interlibrary Loan Department to find it for you. Remember to leave enough lead time!

ILLiad Requests & Renewals

Receiving Your ILL Materials

Books, Scores, and other physical materials

Books and other physical materials will be available for pick up in the ILL office (room 148) during regular office hours.  If you need assistance evenings or weekends please check at the main circulation desk. You will receive an email notifying you of the ILL materials ready for pick up.

Articles & Book Chapters

Articles and book chapters will be posted as PDF files to your ILLiad account. To access them, login to your ILLiad account and click View/Download Electronically Received Articles. Please note that the PDF file is only accessible for 30 days! If you want to keep the document save the PDF item to your hard drive or a USB drive.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Policy & FAQ

ILL Quick Facts

ILLiad: The software used to manage Interlibrary Loan requests. You must register for an ILLiad account (one-time registration) before you can submit a request.

Due Dates: Are determined by the lending library. The average loan period is 4 weeks.

Renewals: Renewals are ONLY granted at the discretion of the lending library. If a renewal is allowed, the average renewal period is 3 weeks.

Recalls: The lending library may recall Interlibrary Loan materials at their discretion. Recalled materials must be returned to the Paul Meek Library within two (2) days of notification.

Returns: Loan materials borrowed through Interlibrary Loan must be returned to Room 148 in the library or to the main circulation desk.

Overdue items: Failure to return materials by the due date or recall date will result in a blocked ILLiad account and any monetary fines accessed by the lending library will be passed on to the borrower.

Electronic Delivery: All copy requests are delivered as PDF files to your ILLiad account. Be sure to save the PDF file as it will automatically be deleted 30 days after delivery.

Problems: Please contact the Interlibrary Loan department as soon as possible. We will work with the lender to resolve the problem on your behalf.

Off-Campus Students

Your Illiad Account

PML doesn't have the book? Article isn't available in full text? UTM students, staff and faculty can ask the Interlibrary Loan Department to find it for you. Remember to leave enough lead time!

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