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Latin American Development: InterLibrary Loan (ILL)

InterLibrary Loan (ILL)

What is InterLibrary Loan?

  • a free service for requesting materials not available at Vanderbilt libraries, including books and journal articles

How long does it take?

  • in general, articles are delivered electronically and typically arrive within a week. 
  • single chapters should arrive via email in a few days. 
  • print requests may take 2-3 weeks.

How do I submit a request?

  • login to your account and select a request form
  • or use the  button available in most library resources to request items.  Click here to learn more about


You can use WorldCat to identify and request materials that Vanderbilt does not own.


WorldCat is a Union Catalog that provides location and availability information for books, periodicals and other items owned by libaries in the U.S. and around the world.