Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loan (ILL) is used for

  • Borrowing materials not available from UH Libraries
  • Scanning and delivering articles to faculty and graduate students
  • Delivering library materials to distance education students
  • Lending UH materials to other libraries

For UH Libraries users

Login to ILLiad to place requests, request renewals, and manage accounts. All UH students, faculty, staff, and alumni are eligible for ILL services.

If you are a first time ILL user, please create an ILLiad account. A CougarNet account and UH email address are required.

ILL is also available for distance education students taking courses away from campus.

View the ILL FAQ for more information.

For other libraries

Use ILLiad Lending to request items from UH Libraries.

Please request a new ILLiad Lending account if you do not have one.

Read the ILL Lending Policy for more information.

Contact us

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) department

ILL frequently asked questions

Our address

University of Houston
Interlibrary Loan
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston, TX 77204-2000