Interlibrary Loan (ILL) offers free access to materials needed for coursework and scholarly research which are not currently available within the UW-Madison or UW System collections. This service is limited to UW-Madison faculty, staff and students.
Before placing an Interlibrary Loan request be sure the item is not available locally. See Find & Request Materials for details.
- Interlibrary Loan Login – pdfs of articles & book chapters, ILL item requests
- Library Catalog Account – UW System items, ILL items ready for pickup
If you are a borrowing library wishing to request items from UW-Madison, please visit ILL Lending.
|TYPICAL DELIVERY IF THE ITEM IS:||ARTICLE||BOOK||BOOK CHAPTER|
|Owned by UW-Madison||1-3 days||1-3 days||1-3 days|
|Located at the UW-Madison Shelving Facility||1-3 days||1-3 days||1-3 days|
|Not owned by UW-Madison||3-9 days||3-9 days|
|Owned by UW System||2-4 days|
|Owned by CIC Libraries (Uborrow)||3-7 days|
|Other locations||1-3 weeks|