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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The New Faculty Member's Guide to the Biology Virtual Library: Interlibrary Loan

This guide introduces the Biology Virtual Library and describes services and resources of interest to the new faculty member in the biological sciences.

If the item you are interested in is not available through the online library catalog or the I-Share catalog, you can request an interlibrary loan online via the Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery (ILL/DD) service. Log in with your NetID and password, then fill out the book request form. Most requests are filled in 1-3 weeks.

If the article you are interested in is not available through the online library catalog's Journal Search, you can request a copy through IRRC. Log in to Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery with your NetID and password to place a request. Most requests are filled in 3-7 days.

If you have a journal or book purchase request please contact the Biology Librarian by emailing ktrei2@illinois.edu, calling 217-244-2503, or filling out a library purchase request form.

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