How is ILL different from a purchase request?

Use the ILL request for items that have been published for at least six months or for items that wouldn’t be of general interest to other library patrons. Submit a purchase request for new or forthcoming items or titles that you think would appeal to others.

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1. What is interlibrary loan and how does it work?
2. How is ILL different from a purchase request?
3. How many items can I request at a time?
4. What can I not order through ILL?
5. Is there a charge for ILL?
6. How long will it take for my ILL to arrive?
7. How will I know when to pick up my ILL?
8. How long can I keep my ILL?
9. Can I renew my ILL?
10. Why do you put a wrapper around the item?
11. What if I obtain a copy elsewhere after I submit an ILL request?