Inter-Library Loan

What is Inter-Library Loan for Books?

Books that are not available through the USMAI Catalog may be requested thorugh Inter-Library Loan (ILL). ILL service is open to USG faculty, students, and staff. Before considering ILL, check the USMAI catalog to determine if the book you need is available at any of the USMAI libraries.

What is Inter-Library Loan for Articles?

Articles that are not available at the Priddy Library or at your home institution library may be requested through ILL. ILL service is open to USG faculty, students, and staff

Articles that are only available in print at the home institution library can also be requested through ILL. This service is provided by your home institution library.

Requesting an Inter-Library Loan

You must go through your home institution library listed below to request an ILL item. Follow the instructions on your institution's ILL page. First-time users may need to create an account to access ILLiad, the ILL service. First-time users should write in the note or special instructions field that they work or study at the USG campus. All users may need your 14-digit library barcode number, university login, and password to access ILLiad.

For pickup at USG, you must note that you are a USG faculty, student, or staff requesting pick up the "Shady Grove Library" (Priddy Library). This note should be placed in the note field of the request form.

Institution's Name
Telephone
Email
301-860-3988
410-543-6077
410-704-3292
ill@towson.edu
410-837-4283
410-706-3239
410-455-2234
301-405-9178
410-651-6609
240-684-2020
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