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Interlibrary Loan (ILL): Borrowing from Other Libraries


The purpose of Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is to obtain books, journal articles, and other materials for University of Hawaii at Manoa students, faculty, staff, and affiliates when the materials are NOT available at the UH Manoa Libraries.

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  • BorrowItNow (Direct Requests)
    This self-service system allows you to search and order book loans directly from 31 academic research libraries in the GWLA consortia. When you cannot find a book available in the UH Voyager catalog or UHM E-book collection, use BorrowItNow to locate the title and place your order. Anticipated turnaround time is 5 – 7 days. Click here for more information. If you cannot locate your item, please submit via regular interlibrary loan (ILL). (BorrowItNow is a pilot program courtesy of GWLA.)
  • IntraSystem Article Request (ISAR) Guidelines
    The primary purpose of IntraSystem Article Request is to provide copies of documents (journal articles, book chapters) for UH Manoa students, faculty, and staff from other UH System libraries when the titles are not available at UH Manoa. IntraSystem Article Request also sends copies of UH Manoa journal articles and book chapters to other UH campus libraries for use by their students, faculty, and staff. To request book loans from other UH System libraries, use the Voyager "Get This Item" request form.

  • External Services Program (ESP)
    The purpose of the External Services Program is to obtain materials for clients who are not affiliated with the University of Hawaii. Services provided on a cost-recovery basis include: document delivery, book loans, photographic/imaging services, media duplication/reformatting services, preservation services, and custom research.

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