What is the contact information for Interlibrary Services?
Call us at (785) 532-7440 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can non-university user use ILS borrowing services?
No, please contact your local public library for this service.
Can I request a K-State Libraries' book that's checked out?
What if I receive an incomplete or unreadable copy?
If the pages are unreadable, missing, or wrong, save or print what you received because your original PDF file will be gone once we request a re-send. To request a new copy, contact Interlibrary Services and tell us the Transaction Number of the request and which page(s) was omitted or unreadable.
Can students place requests for their professors?
No. Each account holder should log into his or her account to place requests. Passwords should never be shared.
What if I can't see my old requests under "Completed Requests?"
Contact Interlibrary Services. We can usually fix this problem.
Theses and dissertations: Can I borrow or purchase a copy? (links to a FAQ)
How can I tell if an article I want is not in English?
Most of the databases on K-State Libraries' website have a "language" field. Try clicking on the article title (or a link such as "detailed," "view record," etc.) to see the complete information about the article.
Does ILS have a rush service?
No, but we can usually expedite the delivery of a request that is urgently needed. Please notify Interlibrary Loan immediately after submitting an urgent request.
Interlibrary Loan: Technology FAQs
Other Interlibrary Loan FAQs from the Interlibrary Loan category below.