What you can request through ILL

  • Books (complete or chapter)
  • Articles (journals, magazines, newspapers)
  • Media (CDs, DVDs)
  • Dissertations and theses

You may only request items that NDSU Libraries already own when they are:

  • Currently on reserve
  • Currently checked out by someone else
  • Non-circulating materials
  • Lost or missing

However, the Interlibrary Loan office reserves the right to evaluate and cancel these types of requests.

Items usually NOT available for request include:

  • Textbooks that are required for classes and are available for purchase at the NDSU Bookstore
  • Periodicals (complete issues or volumes)
  • Rare books
  • Reference items
  • Items from special collections