Interlibrary Loan

Articles and books not found in the library collection may be obtained through interlibrary loan (ILL). This service is currently restricted to faculty, staff, graduate students and undergraduates working on a senior thesis.

Requestors should first check to make sure that the materials are not available in the AUS Library. Please search WorldCat for books, articles and journals in the library collection.

Requests may be submitted via the automated ILL system, ILLiad.  Faculty and graduate students can log on to ILLiad using their AUS email id and password.

We will continue to process requests for materials that are emailed to the ILL Department, ill@aus.edu.  Please be sure to include full bibliographic details when submitting requests.

Due to the cost of providing this service, faculty are asked to exercise restraint when submitting requests. The library will endeavor to fulfill all reasonable requests but may on occasion need to restrict the number of orders submitted per faculty member. Graduate students may request up to 15 items per semester.

Dissertations are difficult if not impossible to borrow through interlibrary loan and are expensive to purchase outright. If faculty or graduate students wish to borrow or purchase a dissertation, the library will contribute $35.00 USD towards the purchase/borrowing price; the remaining cost will be the responsibility of the faculty member or graduate student.

Undergraduate students are not normally eligible for ILL privileges. Exceptions may be made for students working on senior projects.  Senior Design students should contact the interlibrary loan department for assistance, ill@aus.edu.

 

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