A: Interlibrary loan (ILL) is a library service that allows Kirkwood students, faculty and staff to borrow materials from other libraries around the country. Articles are delivered electronically to your email, and books are delivered to the library for you to check out. If you are not a current student or employee, ask your local public library about their ILL service.
A: Interlibrary loan is provided free of charge.
A: Use interlibrary loan when you want an article or book not held by Kirkwood Community College Libraries.
A: Generally, any items not held by Kirkwood Community College may be requested, but items are usually books and articles.
The following types of materials may not be requested through ILL:
Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm*
*Note: Interlibrary Loan materials can be picked up or returned anytime during normal library hours.
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