About Interlibrary Loan

Can't find it in LSU Libraries? We can help you borrow books, articles, CDs, DVDs and more from other libraries. We can also provide scans of printed articles and book chapters held by Middleton Library to eligible patrons.
(More about Interlibrary Loan Services)


Our Services

Service Who's Eligible? Contact Info Delivery Time
Interlibrary Borrowing
Request materials not owned by LSU Libraries from other library institutions through your ILLiad account
Current LSU Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, and Undergraduate Students 225-578-2138 or libilb@lsu.edu Loans: 3 days-2 weeks (standard)
Articles/Book Chapters: 24 hours-2 weeks
Document Delivery
Request PDF scans of articles/book chapters owned only in print at Middleton Library through your ILLiad account
Current LSU Faculty & Staff, as well as LSU Online, Graduate, and Distance Education students 225-578-2138 or libilb@lsu.edu 24 hours
(not guaranteed)
Interlibrary Lending
Other libraries request to borrow materials owned by LSU Libraries
Most Non-profit Libraries and Museums. We reserve the right to deny any request. 225-578-2138 or libill@lsu.edu Loans: Up to 2 weeks (standard)
Articles: 24 hours (not guaranteed)