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Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Requests

This guide provides information about the Gateway Library's Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service for Gateway students, faculty, and staff.

Interlibrary Loan Overview


The library provides many resources to help you through the research process and assist you in finding various kinds of information and provide a better understanding the library.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service is provided to Gateway faculty, staff and students via the Kentucky Virtual Library and the Kenton County Public Library. As a Gateway student, faculty or staff member, you may request to borrow items Gateway doesn't own. Library staff will locate the item and work with you to obtain it. Please note, libraries do not loan textbooks.

Before submitting an interlibrary loan request, first search all Gateway databases and the Kenton County Public Library Catalog, to see whether it is available through either location.

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