Interlibrary Loan Book & Media Request

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  • Textbooks may not be requested through ILL.
  • Please read this important ILL Information.
  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a service available ONLY to Dallas Baptist University students, faculty, and staff.
  • Make sure DBU does not already have the item needed. Check the Online Catalog.
  • Distance Learning Students - please use the Distance Learning Book Request form to place a request for a book or other item owned by DBU.
  • Start early! ILL requests may take up to two weeks to fulfill.
  • Requests are unlimited, but please prioritize your requests and allow extra time for multiple requests.
  • Only one item per request form. Please use separate forms for each request.
  • In a hurry? Check other libraries in the DFW area, and use your TexShare card to borrow from participating institutions.
    • Apply for your free TexShare card at the Circulation Desk or online.
  • Some institutions assess fees for ILL services. Please indicate the amount (if any) you are willing to pay.
  • Fill out the appropriate form completely. Items with * are required. Be specific.
  • Return items to DBU. Please note due dates. Overdue fees of $1 per item per day are assessed.

Contact the ILL staff at or 214-333-5389 for assistance.


Patron Information
DBU ID Number*:
Book Information
Publication Year*:
In which database or other source (i.e., bibliography, syllabus) did you find this information?
Last date item
will be usable*:

Some libraries charge for Interlibrary Loan services. You are responsible for all charges. We make every effort to obtain library materials from free suppliers. If a free supplier cannot be found, we will request from the least expensive first. If no limit is checked, ILL assumes you will not pay for materials. If a fee applies, your request will not be processed until a payment agreement is confirmed. All charges must be paid before the item is released to you. Please select your option below:

I am willing to pay*:


$0 up to $15
up to $10 up to $

Additional comments or information that will help us fulfill your request:

THANK YOU FOR YOUR REQUEST. You will be notified when your item has been received.


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