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Interlibrary Loan Services (ILS)

The Interlibrary Services Unit coordinates the interlibrary loan (ILL) activity of the University of Hartford, where material is exchanged among libraries for the benefit of each group of users in accordance with the National Interlibrary Loan Code.  

ILL service is available to current faculty, staff and students at the University. Guest borrowers and alumni should use their local public libraries for their interlibrary loan needs.

Material that can be requested through interlibrary loan:
  • Books
  • Book Chapters
  • Conference Papers
  • Journal Articles
  • Music Scores
  • Microfilm
  • Proceeding papers
  • Theses and Dissertations

Material that cannot be requested through interlibrary loan:

  • Audiovisual materials (CDs, DVDs, videocassettes, etc.)
  • Textbooks listed on the current semester textbook list
  • Entire volumes of periodicals
  • Items owned by University Libraries

Click here to access ILLiad @ H, the University of Hartford’s interlibrary loan management system. Place requests using the request forms within ILLiad, or look for the Request through ILLiad @ H link that appears within the WorldCat, EBSCO and ProQuest databases on the detailed record screens.

For more information about Interlibrary Services and interlibrary loan:

  • View the ILLiad @ H FAQ
  • Email ILS at ill@hartford.edu
  • Call the ILS office at 860.768.4364, Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • Stop by Mortensen L108 (Mortensen Library Lower Level, second door on the right)

Warning Concerning Copyright Restrictions
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specific conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

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