Interlibrary Lending Policies

University of Cincinnati Libraries lends to libraries in all countries for a loan period of three weeks.  These policies apply only to University of Cincinnati Libraries collections.  These collections include material housed in the following libraries:

Archives and Rare Books Library Clermont College Library
CEAS Library Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Library
CECH Library Geology-Mathematics-Physics
Chemistry/Biology Library Library Langsam Library
College-Conservatory of Music Library UC Blue Ash College Library
Classics Library  


The following types of materials are not available through interlibrary loan:

Selected Audiovisual materials
Reference materials
Sound Recordings
Materials indicated as LIBRARY USE ONLY in the UC library catalog.


Payment Methods

Payment via OCLC ILL Fee Management (IFM) is preferred.  Invoices are sent once a month.  We accept IFM, checks, checks drawn on funds from a US bank, money orders in US dollars, and IFLA vouchers as payment.

Rush Services

$10 will be charged for rush service in addition to standard applicable fees.  (For shipment by UPS, FedEx, etc., borrower must supply account number and pay charges.)

Requests may be submitted via:

OCLC ILL preferred)  
symbol:  CIN
ILLiad secure web form 
To apply to become an online customer, please send an email to
Mailing Address 
Interlibrary Services
440 Langsam Library
2911 Woodside Drive
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0033
Fax Number (513) 556-1505