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Currently all ULS libraries are closed, but if you have questions, please contact Ask Us or check our Library Collections & Services: Updates for Summer 2020 page for ways we can still help!

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

If Pitt libraries don’t have the material you need, use the ILL request page to request items from other libraries

ILL services are available to Pitt students, staff and faculty with a valid Pitt ID and Pitt computing account
Articles usually arrive within 4 days and will be downloadable from your list of requests 
Loans usually arrive within 2 weeks and will be visible from your account in Pittcat once they arrive
Loan periods and renewals vary depending on the lending institution
Loans can be picked up and returned at any ULS library
Overdue fines are $1 per day per item, with no grace period
A one-time user registration is required before making an ILL request.  You will not need to re-enter personal information every time you make a request

Availability of service may vary during holiday and interim periods.

A microforms reader is available in the Digital Scholarship Commons on the Ground Floor of Hillman Library. Reserve here