The InterLibrary Loan service allows you to borrow books, articles, and other materials. Please note that ebook borrowing is very limited due to licensing restrictions.
Dissertations and Theses: Many institutions will not lend theses or dissertations. If we are unable to borrow a dissertation from another library, you may be able to buy it from UMI Dissertation Express (via Web, mail, or telephone request).
Questions about InterLibrary Loan?
PLNU students, faculty, and staff may borrow books from the following local libraries:
InterLibrary Loan allows members of the PLNU community to request articles from another library.
Before you request an article, complete the following steps (in this order) to verify that the article is not available at PLNU:
Do you work or attend classes at a PLNU location other than the main campus? Use the Interlibrary Loan form to request books or articles from PLNU's Ryan Library.
Use this option when requesting items that are not available at Ryan Library:
***Ebooks are rarely available via InterLibrary Loan*** (Licensing restrictions limit the sharing of digital resources.)
Please select either ARTICLE or BOOK when placing your request.