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Interlibrary Loan: ILL

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Interlibrary Loan

If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

Who Can use Interlibrary Loan?

LMU students and alumni, faculty and retired faculty, staff, members of the Board of Trustees, the JFWA, clinical adjuncts, and affiliated residency and/or fellowship programs as determined by the Office of Graduate Medical Education

Receiving Items

  • Most items requested through Interlibrary Loan arrive within 7 to 10 days.
  • Students attending the Harrogate or Middlesboro campuses must pick up print items at the front desk in the Carnegie Vincent Library. 
  • Students attending off-campus sites will have print materials mailed to them at the address provided in the ILLiad account.
  • Electronic articles/chapters will be received as PDFs via email or in the patron’s ILL account.

Returning Items

  • The lending library sets the due date for the borrowed item. Library patrons must adhere to due dates.
  • All print items borrowed through ILL must be returned to the front desk at the Carnegie-Vincent Library in Harrogate or must be mailed via USPS  to the Harrogate campus library (using the return label enclosed with the item). Returned ILL items will not be accepted at any other campus.
  • The borrower is financially responsible for the replacement or repair of materials lost or damaged during his/her use of them or for late fees charged by the lending library for ILL items.


Contact or for questions.

You may request a renewal by emailing Michael McMurray at Renewals are not guaranteed.

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