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Interlibrary Loan

ILL Login

Logon to Interlibrary Loan with your UHD username and password.


COVID-19 and ILL update:

ILL is fully operational. We will mail books/DVDs to your home or you may pick them up in the Library during open hours. If you would like items mailed, please email with your current mailing address.

Wait times may still be longer than normal. Some libraries we borrow from are on reduced hours/staffing or remain closed.

To return items, use the book drop located on the first floor of the One Main Building inside the UHD Police Department entrance or the 5th floor book drop. Alternatively, you may mail library returns to: University of Houston-Downtown, W.I. Dykes Library, Interlibrary Loan, One Main St., Houston, TX 77002

About ILL

UHD students, faculty, and staff can use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to borrow materials not available at the UHD Library. ILL staff will search for the material from other libraries in our nation-wide network. Through your My account, you can make & track requests, receive & renew requests, and view borrowing history and due dates. ‚ÄčSubmission of an interlibrary loan request form indicates that the requester recognizes and agrees to comply with copyright laws and guidelines governing duplication of materials for interlibrary loan.

Contact Information


Phone: 713-221-2760

Requested items may be picked up at the Circulation Desk on the 5th floor of the Library during Library hours.

Interlibrary Loan Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm