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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

IFSI Library Website Guide: Home

This is a guide intended to walk a new user through the process of using the IFSI Library website.

Lending Policies

Lending FAQs

If you have any questions about these policies, please contact us. We welcome any and all inquiries!


Local Lending

  • Standard loan period is 4 weeks.
  • Extensions are considered upon request.
  • Requested materials can be picked up in person at IFSI.
  • Photo ID is required to establish a lending account.
  • Lending is limited to Illinois residents.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

  • Standard loan period is 6 weeks
  • IFSI Library materials can be delivered to a patron’s Illinois local library through ILL service
  • A public library card is required
  • ILL delivery to your public library may take up to two weeks.


This guide is here to serve you by giving instructions and helpful tips for using the IFSI Library website. If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback, feel free to email or call the library with the contact info on the right. Thank you for using the IFSI Library services!

Forgot Your Password?

If you forgot the password to your library account, email or call the IFSI Library, or come into the library when we are open, and we would be happy to help you through the process of resetting it.

Contact IFSI Staff

For Information, Assistance or User Training Contact

Phone: 217-333-8925 or Toll Free: 800-437-5819

Fax: 217-333-8379 (Library) or 217-244-6792 (IFSI)


 Library Hours

Monday – Friday:

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

24 hours a day / 7 days a week by web

Head Librarian

Lian Ruan:

Reference & User Training Librarian

Diane Richardson:

Archivist & Metadata Librarian

David Ehrenhart:

Libguide Author

Kyle Huizenga