Library Services

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan is a service provided to all faculty, students, and staff of Pfeiffer University. Interlibrary Loan is used to provide access to materials in libraries across the country. Any material not owned by Pfeiffer library, including books and journal articles, may be requested through Interlibrary Loan. Requests may be made online, via email, by phone, or in-person.

 To find materials not held by Pfeiffer Library:

Interlibrary Loan Fees and Policies

  • Requests for renewals of ILL materials should be made before the due date. Renewals are not guaranteed, as some libraries will not renew their materials. Students are limited to one renewal per item.

  • Overdue ILL items can result in other libraries refusing to lend to us. This hurts your fellow students, in addition to reflecting poorly on the university. Therefore, student overdue fines for ILL materials are $1.00 per day per item. Students with overdue ILL items may not request additional items. ILL items overdue more than 2 weeks will result in suspension of all library borrowing privileges until the items are returned. Repeated overdue ILLs will result in permanent suspension of ILL privileges.

  • Interlibrary Loan is a free service; however, occasionally materials cannot be obtained for free, and the cost is passed on to the borrower. We will obtain your consent before ordering such materials.

  • Physical ILL items arrive within 2 weeks, usually in a week or less. Articles typically arrive within a few days. We will notify you when an item arrives; however, it is your responsibility to follow up on any items you have not received. We cannot guarantee delivery by a certain date.

Submit an Interlibrary Loan Request

Other libraries please click here for our lending policies

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