To students both new and returning, Interlibrary Loan (ILL) can be a huge question mark. What is it? How can ILL assist me in my academic career? What does ILL look like at Wesleyan? Who can I contact to learn more?
My name is Natasha Zinsou and I am currently the Interlibrary Loan Clerk at TxWes. I process and submit all ILL requests from TxWes students, faculty, and staff. ILL is a free service provided to you as a current member of our Ramily. As defined by the Interlibrary Code for the United States, ILL is the “process by which a library requests materials from, or supplies materials to, another library...[to obtain] material not available in the user’s local library.”
Basically, if you need it and we don’t have it then ILL will try to get it for you! This includes books, articles, and A/V materials. Requested items can take a few days to arrive on campus or electronically, so if you need something don’t wait until the last minute!
For more detail on our specific policies, FAQs, and all online forms, please visit the ILL webpage.
Please feel free to contact me directly with questions or concerns about your Interlibrary Loan experience at Texas Wesleyan University. Open hours for ILL are typically from 7:30AM to 3:30PM Monday-Friday but may vary. The best way to reach me is via email.
Go Rams and good luck with the semester!