Answered By: Anne Sticksel
Last Updated: Apr 07, 2017     Views: 4

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) orders materials not available at Northwestern University Library:

We will attempt to borrow or obtain the following:

  • Books
  • Dissertations
  • Journal Articles
  • Newspapers on Microfilm
  • Government Documents
  • Conference Proceedings and Papers
  • Technical Reports
  • Patents: you can access US patents for free online here
  • Music Scores
  • Photocopies from Rare Books and Manuscripts
  • Videos
  • Sound Recordings

We may attempt to locate a supplier, but the following materials can be difficult to borrow through ILL channels.

  • Textbooks
  • Rare books
  • Entire volumes or issues of journals
  • Reference books
  • Genealogical resources

Chat us using the box below. You can also visit us in person at the Information Commons / Research Assistance Desk in the Main Library, or call us at 847-491-7656.