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Our services: Inter-Library Loans: How do I make an ILL request?

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We are delighted to announce that we are now able to offer a full range of services through Inter-Library Loan. We can now borrow books from other libraries and supply scans of chapters and articles.

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Contact us through our enhanced virtual enquiry desk, Ask DULib. Search our FAQs, email us, or chat with a librarian. 
Ask DULib is available to all students, staff and users.

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How do I make an ILL request?

The Inter-Library Loans (ILL) service gives staff and students of Durham University access to material not currently held by the Library. Use this link to the Resource Request form to make a request.

· Use the link above to tell us what you want: book, book chapter, journal, journal article, thesis etc, and we will email you when the item is available.

· Articles will be delivered direct to your Durham University email address.

· Books will be held at the Bill Bryson Library for collection. You will be emailed when the book arrives. Most books can be borrowed for around five weeks, but the length of loans vary.