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Interlibrary Resource Sharing and Document Services at Jacob Burns Law Library

After the request has been submitted

How long will it take to get my book/article?

The length of time it takes to fulfill your request depends on the item and a lending library deciding to fulfill the request.

My interlibrary loan request was canceled and I don't understand why.

ILL requests are canceled for various reasons. Details about your request cancelation are explained in the cancelation email. Questions can be sent to

Will I receive a notice when my requested item arrives at the library?

The system sends an email to your @law account.