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Interlibrary Loan Services

These days one library just isn't enough. Interlibrary Loan Services is your connection to a network of institutions around the globe. Not only do we provide material (books, articles, A/V etc.) from other libraries, but we supply material to them as well. Whether it's across the world or across the campus, Interlibrary Loan Services is about getting you the material you need. We strive to make the process easy, fast and efficient so that everyone can get to work.

The Basics - The simplest, fastest way to get your material.

  • UBorrow - Print books not found at the UMD Libraries can be obtained through the Big Ten quickly, for longer and without recalls!
  • Scan & Deliver - Articles or chapters from the UMD Libraries' shelves delivered right to your desktop!

Next Level - Weren't able to find your material with UBorrow or Scan & Deliver? Try Classic Interlibrary Loan.

  • Classic Interlibrary Loan - Our bread and butter. The great service we've provided for years. Classic Interlibrary Loan provides you with the largest selection of material, provided from libraries across the U.S. and the world.


  • We provide a variety of other services including: ALTR and Reciprocal borrowing privileges through OCLC, CIRLA, and the Big Ten.