Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a service where a student, faculty, or staff of Florida State University may obtain books or obtain photocopies of articles from other institutions. This ILL request is made online.
Distance Learners from FSU may request books and articles be delivered to their home. If you are a student who lives beyond 50 miles of the Tallahassee campus you may be elidgible to have materials sent to your home address. Additional Distance Learner support may be found on the Libraries Distance Education Support page.
Information for other libraries borrowing from FSU
Other libraries and institions borrowing items from FSU may use this link to begin the process.
FSU's loan period is four week (maximum) with a conditional two week renewal.
Libraries may phone (850) 644-4171 or email for information.
Not sure if we have the item you need?
Before you begin the process of borrowing from another institution using ILL make sure that the libraries do not have what you need. Please use the catalog or the Citation Linker to search for your item.
Also consider using UBorrow for fast deliveries from other universities in Florida.
UBorrow and ILL: What's the difference?
UBORROW allows you to request materials directly from participating libraries within Florida's state university system. This unmediated borrowing service increases your access to the collections of the other universities in Florida and delivers more quickly than standard Interlibrary Loan.
Still have questions and need to contact the ILL Department?
Beofre contacting the ILL Department please see if your answer is in the ILL FAQ's.