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Interlibrary Loan

Items obtained on loan usually arrive within 7 business days.  Articles are delivered electronically within 3 business days.  For more information about the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service, visit our FAQ page.

Submit Your Request

  • Option 1: Search one of the catalogs or databases to find books or articles and place request using UC-eLinks.
  • Option 2: Use the Request Form if you do not have a complete citation. ILL staff will assist you.

Renew Your ILL Items 

  • Log in to My ILL Requests with the barcode on the back of your UC San Diego ID card.
  • Locate item to renew, click on the RENEW link for that item and submit. Allow the lending library 3-5 business days to confirm if the item is eligible for renewal. 


Phone: 858-534-2528