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Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan Services 

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) provides students, faculty, and staff access to books, book chapters, articles, and other items that are not available from the CSUSB libraries (Pfau and PDC). Digital copies of articles and book chapters usually arrive within 48 hours while physical books and other physical materials can take longer. This service is free for current CSUSB students, faculty, and staff. 

Check our Library Guide about Using Interlibrary Loan for step-by-step instructions. 

Read our ILL FAQ for more details.

Most ILL transactions are now handled through OneSearch, but you can still login to the older ILLiad system if needed. 

For more guidance, consult with a librarian in person at the Research Assistance Desk or online through our Ask a Librarian service.  

Contact the Interlibrary Loan Office at (909) 537-5093 or

Copyright Law Compliance

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified 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.