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Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
ILL is a free lending service available to current Texas State students and employees. ILL borrows items from other libraries that Alkek Library does not own such as journal articles, books, DVDs, CDs—anything you might need for your research.
Use ILLiad, the online Interlibrary Loan request, to order your ILL items. Enter as much information as you know about the item you need, and the ILL staff will try to track it down.
Contact & Pick-up Info:
512.245.4893 or email
with additional questions. Items can be picked up at the Ask Alkek Desk on the 2nd floor of the Library.
Ask A Librarian
Use the Ask Us! service for questions about library resources, research assignments or other information. We offer chat and text, or you can email your question.
Individual Research Consultations
You may also make an online or face-to-face appointment with a subject librarian. Learn more about individual research consultations.
, Chemistry & Biochemistry
, Computer Science
, Engineering Technology
, Materials Science, Engineering, & Commercialization
, Science and Engineering