Due to COVID-19:

  • Average physical item fulfillment is 1-2 weeks
  • Average article and chapter fulfillment is 3 - 7 days
  • There are no fines or blocks during this time  
  • Loans are usually renewable, but can be recalled by the lender. 

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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.

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