ILL is a service provided by the University/College Library (UCL) to further the scholarly research of its faculty, students, and staff by obtaining research materials that are not owned by our library.
Who is eligible to use this service?
ILL is available to current faculty, students and staff at Broward College and Florida Atlantic University's Davie Campus.
What type of materials are available through ILL?
Dissertations and theses
**The lending library determines what kinds of materials it will loan.
How long does it take?
Book requests: 5 to 10 days
Article requests: 2 to 3 days
Does it cost anything?
Most ILL requests are free to the person making the request. The request form has a check box to indicate that you don't want to pay in the rare case where there might be a fee. Simply choose "No, borrow the item only if it's free."
How will I be notified about my ILL?
We will call or e-mail you when your material arrives.
Your request will normally be processed within one business day.
Article requests usually arrive in 2 to 3 days.
Most articles will arrive as copies which you do not need to return.
When requesting a copy from a book, please provide the chapter and pages needed.
After submitting your form, please wait for your confirmation in order to print or save it for your records.
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The U/C Library Catalog also allows you to locate books owned by other state college libraries in Florida. If you find a book in our catalog that is owned by another state college library, you can request it. We will notify you when it arrives.