Interlibrary Loan

ACU Library

Interlibrary Loan: What is it?

Interlibrary loan is a service provided by the ACU Library to borrow books or obtain articles from other libraries. This service is for needed materials not found in the ACU library. It is available to ACU students, faculty, and staff.


How much does it cost?

Most interlibrary loans are free.


How long does it take?

On average, requests are fulfilled within a week or two. Sometimes articles arrive within days by email. Mailed interlibrary loans arrive in about five business days. Books are usually loaned for three or four weeks.


How can I use the service?

Send an email to [email protected]¬†with your contact information, the date by which you need the book or article (i.e., an expiration date for your request), and the citation of the book or article. Or download the interlibrary loan form and email the completed form to [email protected].


Download the Interlibrary Loan Form here!

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