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Welcome to Union County College Libraries: Interlibrary Loan

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Request Items

Inter-Library Loan is the service that gives you access to resources at other libraries. When you've searched Union County College Libraries catalog and databases and we don't have what you need, our free Inter-Library borrowing service is your best bet.


   Get PDFs of journal articles and book chapters (continued availability during COVID-19)

Average arrival time is normally 3-5 days.


Borrow Books & Media (Unavailable during COVID-19)

       Most books or DVDs arrive within two weeks.


Inter-Library Loan Form

How To

Here's how:

  1. To determine whether or not the College Libraries offer what you are looking for, check the EDS Discovery tool  before requesting material from other libraries.

  2. To do an exploratory search for books beyond what the Library owns, search

  3. Fill out the request form and a staff member will contact you when the item is available.

  4. Allow up to 2 weeks for books/media and 3-5 days for journal articles to arrive.

  5. If you have any questions regarding the Inter-Library Loan service, please contact the Plainfield Campus Library Reference Desk at 908-412-3546.


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