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Yes, but you will need to get a TexShare card from the UNT Libraries before you go to their library.  To request a TexShare card, please contact Access Services.

You have several options:

  1. Students, Faculty & Staff: Request the item through Interlibrary loan.
  2. Students, Faculty & Staff: Apply for a TexShare card and take this card to another institution that participates in the program.
  3. Faculty: Apply for an OCLC Reciprocal Borrowing Cards and take this card to another institution that participates in the program.

Please see this page on Interlibrary Loan Borrowing for complete details of the process.

You may request a renewal of your Interlibrary Loan book through your ILLiad account or by contacting Interlibrary Loan. Renewals are granted at the discretion of the lending library. Renewals may not be requested for overdue materials.

Checkout periods are determined by the lending library but are usually two weeks. Interlibrary Loan books must be returned by the due date or you may be blocked from Library services.

If the Libraries do not own the book you need, you may request it through Interlibrary Loan.

If the UNT Libraries do not have an article you need, you may request it through Interlibrary Loan

ILLiad is an Interlibrary Loan program patrons may use to request books, microforms, articles, and other items from institutions other than the UNT Libraries. ILLiad is available to all UNT faculty, students, and staff. To use this service you must register for an account.

Interlibrary Loan, or ILL, is a service, which provides access to the collections of libraries throughout the world for research purposes. If UNT does not own a book or journal article you need, you may request it though Interlibrary Loan.

Interlibrary Loan books may be picked up at the Library Services Desk located on the 1st floor of the Willis Library. You may also arrange to pick up books at the Discovery Park Library Room B112, the UNT Dallas Campus Library and the UNT Law Library. Faculty may request to receive ILL books in their department offices.