The UNC Libraries uses the Tipasa system for managing interlibrary loan materials.
To request items from another library, submit an interlibrary loan request. You will
need to log in using your UNC username and password.
Interlibrary Loan Item Types
Try a search for your book in Prospector first. If the book is not available in Prospector, submit an ILLiad request. You
will receive an email (and a text, if you are signed up for the Libraries text messaging service) when the book is available to pick up from the main desk.
Submit an interlibrary loan request. You will receive the article electronically via
DVDs and CDs
Try a search for your item in Prospector first. Popular videos, DVDs, and CDs are
often difficult to get through Interlibrary Loan.
Dissertations and Theses
Submit an interlibrary loan request. Many libraries send only microform copies or
do not lend dissertations. If a dissertation is not available on loan it can often
be obtained from UMI for a fee.
Depending on location and availability, it can take from 5 days to 3 weeks to obtain
requested material. You will be notified by e-mail when an item arrives.
The loan period for books is determined by the lending library and is usually at least
1 week. The due date is written on the colored band attached to the item.
Items overdue by 28 days or more are considered lost and a replacement fee of $100
If you reside 50 miles or more from campus, see the Services for Distance/Off Campus Students page for more information on requesting materials.
Other libraries wishing to borrow materials, please see Interlibrary Loan Information for Other Libraries.
Contact the Access Services Department at 970-351-2671 for more information.