Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery (ILL/DD)

 

***Please note that ILL service will take longer than usual due to COVID closures and/or reduced staff at other libraries, as well as the 3-day quarantine for items received.  We estimate it will take anywhere from 2 weeks to a month for loans; 24 hours to 3 days for articles.***

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Interlibrary Loan 


  • Articles or chapters delivered by email
  • Books sent to Iowa State and delivered to Parks or Veterinary Medicine Library, or mailed to you off-campus (fees apply within 25 miles of Ames)

Available to:

  • Active ISUCard holders: free (some exceptions apply)
  • Library Visitor Card holders: free (some exceptions apply)

         Who qualifies for an ISUCard and a Library Visitor Card?

 

Document Delivery


  • Articles or chapters the University Library owns in print scanned and delivered (copyright restrictions may apply)
  • Books delivered to Parks or Veterinary Medicine Library, or mailed to you off-campus (fees apply within 25 miles of Ames)

Available to:

  • Active ISUCard and Visitor Card holders
  • Patrons Unaffiliated with Iowa State: articles or chapters only (fees apply) This service is suspended until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Borrowing Libraries (fees apply)

 

Contact Information

Email: borrdesk@iastate.edu

Phone: 515 294-8073

Hours: Generally available Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 4:30

Location: 204 Parks Library