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HU 2900: HUA Project Center Preparation: London: Interlibrary Loan

What is Interlibrary Loan and ILLiad?

The Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) service allows current WPI students, faculty, and staff to request items from other libraries free of charge. ILLiad is the library system used to process interlibrary loan requests.

Users may contact Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery through the following means:

  • Information Desk
  • Email address: lib-ill@wpi.edu
  • Phone number: 508-831-5410

Using ILL Off Campus

Off-campus access to articles and short reports requested via ILL: 

Articles and short reports will be uploaded to your ILLiad account for viewing, printing, and downloading. Articles posted to your account will be available for 30 days. To retrieve your articles, follow the link to ILLiad that is embedded in the email notification. To access your PDF, click the "Electronically Received Articles" link in the View menu.

Off-campus access to books requested via ILL: 

If you are on campus, books, dvds, and CDs can be picked up and returned at the Information Desk. If you are off campus but still in the United States, you can use this service to get Interlibrary Loan and Gordon Library books shipped to you. Contact lib-ill@wpi.edu with your delivery method preferences. 

Please note: Physical Interlibrary Loan items, such as books, DVDs, CDs, cannot be delivered out of country.