Request an Interlibrary Loan

Through Interlibrary Loan (ILL), we can order almost any book or periodical article that the CSM Library does not own.

  • ILL is a free service that is available to CSM students, staff, and faculty as well as to community members.
  • Please allow 2-4 weeks for processing and delivery of all requests.
  • Customers may order materials through Interlibrary Loan via the online forms below, or by filling out request forms at any CSM campus library.
  • We will notify you when the materials have arrived, OR if the materials are unavailable.
  • Books

    Request a Book

    Request a book through Interlibrary Loan here by clicking here and filling out the form. Please check OPAC (CSM's online card catalog) first to ensure that CSM does not have this book.

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  • Article text

    Request an Article

    Request a periodical article by filling out the form here. Please check the CSM online periodical databases to ensure that CSM does not have this article. With each request sent, the user is agreeing to comply with the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

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  • Computers and library shelves at the Prince Frederick Campus Library

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Interlibrary loan is a library service allowing you to request books and journal articles not owned by the College of Southern Maryland. Browse our frequently asked questions here.

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