Who can use Interlibrary Loan?
Any student, faculty, staff, alumni, emeritus or current public patron may use Interlibrary Loan Services. Alumni and public patrons will need to contact ILL to have an account created.
How much does interlibrary loan cost?
There are no charges for members of the UCM community. Public patrons have access to Interlibrary Loan Services through the annual fee.
What can I request through interlibrary loan?
Materials available through interlibrary loan include journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, government publications, music scores, media and audiobooks.
What is not available through interlibrary loan?
In general, Interlibrary Loan does not offer service for the following types of materials:
How long does interlibrary loan take?
Articles typically arrive within 1-5 days and books usually arrive within 10 – 14 days. The length of time varies depending on a variety of factors. It is best to request materials well in advance of your deadline.
How can I check the status of an Interlibrary Loan request?
Please log in to your JCKL ILL account or contact Interlibrary Loan.
How will I be notified about my interlibrary loan request?
When materials or PDFs arrive, you will be notified via email or text. Log into your JCKL ILL account to access any PDF files.
Where do I pick up interlibrary loan materials?
The Library Services Desk in JCKL is where you can pick ILL physical items on the Warrensburg location. You may also request your items be sent to UCM Lee’s Summit for pick up.
Where should I return interlibrary loan material?
Material can be returned to JCK Library or UCM Lee’s Summit.
How do I request an interlibrary loan renewal?
Items can be renewed in your JCKL ILL account within one week prior to the due date, if the lending library allows renewals.
What if I damage or lose interlibrary loan material?
Material damaged or not returned will be subject to replacement costs (determined by the lending library). These charges will be billed to your MyCentral account.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL), a division of JCKL Client Services, provides materials for patrons which are not available in UCM’s collection. This is accomplished through the borrowing and lending of items in cooperation with other libraries.
Requests are accepted through OCLC or email.
LSC approved Oct. 3, 2016
Non-Reciprocal Library Fees - JCKL Council approved Jan. 7, 2019