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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: Find items in UC Library Search and choose the Request through Interlibrary Loan link.
  • Option 2: Search one of the databases to find books or articles and place request using Get it at UC. Devices must be connected to the campus network for full-text access to Library-subscribed and purchased resources.
  • Option 3: Use the Request Form if you do not have a complete citation. The ILL office will assist with submitting the complete request.

Renew Your ILL Items 

  • On My Library Account, go to the LOANS tab and choose the item to renew.
  • Click on the Renew link associated with the item.
  • If the Renew option doesn't appear, this means the item is not available for renewal at that time.  Contact about other available options.


Phone: 858-534-2528

Include 14-digit number on back of campus ID or email address when leaving a voicemail.