Student reading

Interlibrary Loan (ILL), also known as Resource Sharing, is a service that extends your options for accessing publications not owned by the J. Dunagan Library by requesting publications from other institutions throughout the country. ILL services are available only to currently enrolled UTPB students, staff, and faculty.  Retired faculty members may send ILL requests with permission from their former university department.

Requests available through ILL

  • Loans: Print books.
  • Digital Copies: Articles from serial publications, including academic journals, magazines, and newspapers.
  • Digital Copies: Book chapters, with a copying limit of no more than 1-2 chapters per physical book or ebook.

Requests NOT available through ILL

  • Ebooks, if requesting the entire book.
  • Print editions of ebooks available through UTPB Library.
  • Audiovisual media, including music, DVDs, blu-rays, and streaming video.
  • Software or digital licenses.
  • Rare books, for loan to students. Faculty and adjuncts may request these for research purposes.
  • Textbooks, for loan to students. Faculty and adjuncts may request these for research purposes