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Interlibrary Loan: Requesting Materials from Other Libraries (Interlibrary Loan)

A guide to borrowing materials from other libraries for students, faculty, & staff

Questions About Your Carroll CC Interlibrary Loan?

Contact Robert Krzanowski, Technical Services Librarian, at 410-386-8337 or

Request an Interlibrary Loan from the Carroll CC Library

Need a library item that's not available in Carroll County? Carroll students, faculty, and staff may request titles from other libraries through InterLibrary Loan (ILL.)

Complete the Interlibrary Loan online form above including all of the information requested.

  • Books or DVDs:
    • allow at least 2 weeks for delivery.
    • You will be notified by email when your requested item is ready for pick-up.
  • Articles:
    • often come sooner than 2 weeks if sent electronically.
    • Electronic copies will be forwarded to your email account.
    • Print articles may be mailed to you or scanned and forwarded to your email.

NOTE: There may be additional fees (you will be contacted prior to ordering for approval) from out-of-state loaning libraries. Fees are payable at the time of pick up.

WorldCat - a tool for determining availability

Request Materials from Maryland Libraries - MARINA

MARINA,  the Maryland Libraries online catalog, allows anyone with a local library card to directly request materials and have them delivered to the library of his or her choice.

NOTE: Many institutions do not lend new or audiovisual materials.

Finding Articles on the Internet

Before trying Interlibrary Loan for an article, do a Google search. Some periodicals have past issues on their websites.