Process of the Week: interlibrary Loan

Updated: Mar 9

Written by Samantha Thatcher:

What is Interlibrary Loan?

Interlibrary Loan is a FREE service whereby students can borrow books, journals, journal articles, DVDs, and audiobooks that the MSUB Library doesn’t own from other libraries.


Contact info:

Email: ill@msubillings.edu

Phone: (406) 657-1666

Samantha Thatcher, ILL program coordinator

ILL website: https://msubillings.illiad.oclc.org/illiad/em2/logon.html


* If it is your first time logging in, you will need to update your information and preferences.


Submitting a request:

Visit: https://msubillings.illiad.oclc.org/illiad/em2/logon.html


Log in using your NetID and password

Click ‘Article’ (journal article/book chapter) or ‘Loan’ (book/DVD/audiobook/full journal) under ‘New Request.’


Renewals: If it is before the due date, you can log in to your ILL account, and click on the transaction number.

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Then click ‘Renew Request.’

*If it is past the due date/doesn’t allow renewals, the ILL dept. will need to manually submit the renewal.


Fines: Fines are never charged unless the book is lost or damaged.

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