Interlibrary Lending

Materials available

Items available through Interlibrary Lending:

  • Monographs
  • Periodicals and newspapers on microfilm
  • Special Collections and University Archives materials (with approval of the lending library), except:
    • University Archives
    • Pre-1850 Special Collections
    • Barchas, Frecot, and Gunst collections, and Dell paperbacks
    • Manuscripts
  • Dissertations, in accordance with the following policies:
    • Dissertations written before 1953:
      • Available through Interlibrary Lending to libraries in the US and Canada
    • Dissertations written between 1953 and August 2009:
      • Available through Interlibrary Lending to University of California libraries and BorrowDirect partners
      • Generally available for purchase to all libraries through Dissertation Express
      • Available through Interlibrary Lending to other libraries in the US and Canada only if embargoed and unavailable for purchase via Dissertation Express
    • Dissertations written September 2009 or later:
      • Do not circulate if embargoed by the author
      • If not embargoed, are accessible online via SearchWorks for requesting libraries

Items not available through Interlibrary Lending:

All requested materials are subject to copyright considerations and to the approval of the holding Stanford Library.