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Interlibrary Lending to Other Institutions

Most materials are loaned for a period of 6 weeks. Renewals are often granted for an additional 6 weeks upon request.

Northwestern University Library (INU) lends the following materials:

The following materials are available for photocopying/scanning:

The following materials are NOT available for loan:

Submit requests

Use OCLC - Symbol INU

Loans are shipped via UPS or ILDS. FedEx delivery is available upon request at the borrower's expense. Please include your FedEx account number on the request form.

Copies are sent via Odyssey, Article Exchange or mail.

Fees and billing

OCLC IFM billing is preferred. Invoices are issued with the loan/photocopy. 

All payments should be made in US currency. IFLA vouchers and international postal coupons are accepted. We do not accept cash or stamps in lieu of payment.