Interlibrary Loan

The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service enables UCI students, faculty, and staff to borrow materials from other libraries that are not available at the UCI Libraries. Before requesting an item through ILL, make sure it is not available at any UCI library by using Library Search. ILL requests can be placed electronically using the methods below.


Request an item:

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Books Melvyl UC-eLinks
Articles UC-eLinks n/a
Videos Melvyl UC-eLinks
Dissertations Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest)* Melvyl
Government documents UC-eLinks n/a


Manage my account using My ILL Requests

Manage my DDS (Document Delivery Service) (UCI faculty, graduate students, and administrators only)

Transfer a book/media or journal/article between Grunigen Medical Library and Langson Library or Science Library.

If none of the options above work, try using the ILL Request Form for books or articles/book chapters.

*Connect from off-campus using the VPN  for best results. If full-text dissertation is unavailable use UC-eLinks.

Contact Us

Please include the ILL number of your item when contacting the Interlibrary Loan Department.

Langson Library Interlibrary Loan
(949) 824-6839 |

Science Library Interlibrary Loan
(949) 824-7511 |

Grunigen Medical Library (GML) Interlibrary Loan
(714) 456-5581 |

Law Library
(949) 824-7261 |

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