A: Interlibrary loan (ILL) is a library service that allows Kirkwood students, faculty and staff to request materials from other libraries around the country.
A: Use interlibrary loan when you want a specific resource not held by Kirkwood Community College Libraries.
A: Generally, any items not held by Kirkwood Community College may be requested, usually books and articles.
However, the following may not be requested through ILL:
A: Interlibrary loan is provided free of charge to our community of Kirkwood students and employees. If you aren't a current student or employee, ask your local public library about their ILL service.