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Interlibrary Loan

What is Interlibrary Loan (ILL)?

If you are looking for books or articles not held in the NOSM University collection, these items can be requested via Interlibrary Loan. This service is free to all NOSM University learners, staff, and faculty members.

ILL services are also available to NOSM University Alumni at a cost of $10 per request.

Before Ordering

Check if you have access to an item first through the Health Sciences Library – catalogue, e-books, and e-journals.

Placing a Request

Please email your citations to A library team member will follow up with you within 24 hours (Monday-Friday).

Required Information for Each Type of Material


  • Title
  • Author
  • Edition
  • Year

Chapter in a Book

  • Title
  • Author
  • Edition
  • Year
  • Chapter Title
  • Chapter Author (if applicable)
  • Chapter page numbers

Journal Articles

  • Journal Title
  • Year
  • Volume
  • Journal Article Title
  • Author
  • Page numbers
  • *PubMedID (PMID) or DOI

*Preferred not required.

Requests submitted without the above information will not be processed.

Need Help?

ILL policies can be found in our Collection & Borrowing Policy.