ILL for whole books is only available to TMU students, faculty and staff who reside in the Santa Clarita Valley. Whole books can only be delivered to the Powell Library. TMU Online, distance students and all others may use their local public libraries to request books via InterLibrary Loan.
ILL for articles as well as book chapters/sections is available to all members of the TMU Community regardless of where they reside. However, TMU distance users must first Sign In to their Powell Library Patron account.
The average wait time for a book is between 7 to 10 days and may take longer.
Chapters/Pages from Books:
The average wait time for chapters or select pages from a book is 3 to 5 days. The pages are yours to keep.
The average wait time for an article is 3 to 5 days (maybe less). The article is then yours to keep.
For problems concerning your ILL requests, please contact Grace Kamffer at firstname.lastname@example.org..
All ILL books must be picked up in the Powell library. Patrons will be notified by email when the item is available.
ILL Books must be returned to the Powell Library as well.
Chapters/Pages from a Book
Chapters or select pages from a book will be sent to the patron via email. The pages are yours to keep
Articles will be sent to patrons through email as they are usually digital. The article is yours to keep
There are no charges for ILL services via the TMU Robert L. Powell Library.
Loan periods are set by the lending libraries. Books are generally loaned for 2 to 4 weeks. Articles are yours to keep.
Borrowers are responsible for lost or damaged books.
As an alternative to ILL or buying the resources outright, you may want to try this online library of resources.
For more information or assistance contact: