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Interlibrary Loan: A. How long does it take?


SMSU Interlibrary Loan
Library Main Floor

Liz Fladhammer, Library Technician

How long does it take?

  • Articles usually arrive within 3-5 business days and may be delivered electronically to your SMSU email account or in printed form. You may experience minor delays to article arrival because of COVID-19 safety protocols and service disruptions.
  • Books take longer, between 5-10 business days. Please note that because of COVID-19 safety protocols and service disruptions, book arrival may be significantly delayed.
  • Rare and special materials such as dissertations often take up to a month.

Contact ILL

Office hours: weekdays 8:30am-4:00pm

507-537-6158 (Liz)
507-537-6165 (Maria)


SMSU McFarland Library-Interlibrary Loan
Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State St.
Marshall, MN 56258