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Interlibrary Loan Services: Home

Guide to borrowing materials from other libraries through interlibrary loan.

Campus Closure

The Interlibrary Loan Department is not currently processing requests for physical materials (books, DVDs, etc.).  Patrons may still submit requests for articles through interlibrary loan.  We will resume borrowing and lending physical materials on August 16, 2021. 

Using Interlibrary Loan

Before submitting an interlibrary loan request, be sure to check the library catalog to make sure we don't already have access to the material.  If we don't, you can submit a request through Tipasa, our interlibrary loan system.  


Before You Use Interlibrary Loan...

Check the catalog! Before you submit a request through interlibrary loan, be sure to check the Law Library Catalog to make sure we do not own the material you want.

For articles, search for the journal title in our e-Journals Finder, too.

For book and article requests:  Save yourself time by locating your book or article on WorldCat first and then clicking on the blue ILL button in WorldCat.

Journal Editors:  If you are doing a law review edit, you should check if the material is available at the San Francisco Public Library's main branch.  If it is, you must go there to scan/copy it. 

Contact Us!

Interlibrary Loan Department
Call: (415) 565-4754