Answered By: Wendy Veney Last Updated: Jan 21, 2015 Views: 471
The number of days it takes to fill an ILL request depends on a number of variables, such as whether it is a book or article request, how readily available the resource is, and how fast lending libraries respond to our request.
Take a look at this quick guide to ILL for more information or visit the interlibrary loan page on the library's website. Please reach out to our ILL staff at APUS-ILL@apus.edu if you have further questions.
|Turnaround Time||24 hours - 2 weeks or more||4 days - 3 weeks or more|
|Delivery||Sent electronically to the email address provided||Shipped via UPS free of charge|
|Request Limits||Will fill multiple requests within reason||Request up to four books at a time|
|Renewal||No renewal necessary||
Renewals may be requested but are subject to the approval of the lending library
|Return||Articles are yours to keep, nothing to return||Return shipping, including the cost, is the responsibility of the requester|
|Fees||Most articles can be obtained for free, any lending fees will be discussed prior to processing the request||
Most books can be obtained for free, any lending fees will be discussed prior to processing the request.
A $75 fee will be incurred for unreturned books
|Restrictions||Copyright restrictions limit the number of articles that can be borrowed from a single journal||Course materials cannot be borrowed|
* Please note: Our ILL service is only available to currently enrolled students, faculty and staff.