Due to COVID-19:

  • ILL will try to fill your request with electronic content; ebooks, ebook chapters, digitized PDFs and links to open access.
  • Requests for physical materials not available electronically (i.e. print books, DVDs, etc.), and scans from our print collection, will be put on hold.
  • We are unable to accept returns and we are extending the dues dates of all items. There will be no overdue fines or blocks applied to patron accounts.

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Interlibrary Loan (ILL) & Digital Delivery offers access to materials needed for course work and scholarly research, including:

  • materials not currently available within the University of Minnesota Libraries,
  • and digital copies of articles and book chapters from our print and microform collections.

These services are free for currently-affiliated University students, faculty, and staff.

Learn more about Interlibrary Loan & Digital Delivery