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Interlibrary Loan

What We Deliver

Interlibrary Loan can provide print materials owned by the Libraries to Online Education students as well as books loaned through ILL sytem. However, this type of material will only be sent to students who are taking UNLV online classes with no on-campus component. We ship to United States including Hawaii and Alaska. 

  1. Create your ILL account to request articles, book chapter and books that are not available through the UNLV libraries. 
  2. Use Request Form to request UNLV libraries books. 


How to Register

Registration for our Online Education Interlibrary Loan service requires several steps.

New Distance Online Students

  1. If you have not yet activated your library account, fill out the Remote Access Registration Form
  2. Wait until you receive an email indicating that your account is active (usually within 48 hours)
  3. Create your ILLiad account by filling out the New User Registration Form. You will use this account to place requests, track them, and receive electronic article deliveries.
    • Choose "Online Ed" as your status
    • Choose "Off-Campus" as your pickup location
    • For fastest service, choose "Yes" for Electronic Article Delivery
  4. You are now eligible to request delivery of materials owned by UNLV Libraries (as well as articles we do not own)

Continuing Online Education Students

Your Online Education status will expire at the end of each semester. If all your courses are Online Education the next semester, you will need to reinstate your Online Education privileges.

  1. Fill out the Remote Access Registration Form to reactivate your library account
  2. Send an email to to reactivate your ILLiad account

Requesting Book

Use the UNLV Libraries QuickSearch.  Print reference, periodicals, media and special collection items cannot be checked out. 

Click "Form" and submit the form below. All information must be supplied to assure accurate and timely processing of requests. 

  • A separate form should be filled out for each book requested.
  • A maximum of five books requested for check out at a time.
  • Books will be shipped via FedEx Ground to your physical address at no charge. After books are shipped, we will send you an e-mail notice with FedEx tracking number. 
  • You are responsible for the cost of returning books to the UNLV libraries. 
  • Return books via U.S. Mail, FedEx or UPS (tracking and insurance are recommended). In case of lost item, you may be asked to provide a tracking number.
  • All checked out books must be returned to UNLV libraries by due date marked on the book.
  • For ILL books, overdue fines are $1/day. No grace period.
  • All books you checked out are subject to recall. If a book is recalled, you have 2 weeks to return. Overdue fines for recalled item are $5/day. In case of recall, a notice will be sent to your Rebelmail. Fines are applied to all overdue books. No grace period.
  • Renewals are not guaranteed.
  • Library privilege and MyUNLV services will be suspended or revoked if users exceed certain thresholds set by the library.
  • Please return books to "University Of Nevada Las Vegas. Lied Library - Interlibrary Loan. 4505 S Maryland Parkway Box457006. Las Vegas  NV  89154."

Online Student Book Request Form 


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