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BIO 270 Research Methods: Interlibrary Loan

The primary guide to the library services and resources available to Biology majors

Contact Interlibrary Loan Office

The Interlibrary Loan Office is RL 100-B 

Hours:  Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm

Contact:  610-683-4158.

Interlibrary Loan interface

Interlibrary Loan (ILL), or borrowing books and articles from other libraries, is provided through a software called TIPASA.

  • It gives you access to millions of titles for books and articles from across the world through the WorldCat database of library holdings. 

  • Your account keeps track of all your transactions and can give

  • The article will self-destruct in 30 days if you do not view it.

  • The article will self-destruct after the fifth download.   Download the article to a safe-place -- somewhere that backs up to the cloud.