Interlibrary Loan

There are two different processes for requesting materials for InterLibrary Loan, depending on the type. See below for the option that applies to the material you are seeking.

To request Books, Media, Audio Recordings, Maps, Musical Scores, or other formats

This database contains all the records cataloged by OCLC member libraries. It offers millions of bibliographic records and includes records representing 400 languages. An Interlibrary Loan (ILL) form is attached to each title record.

Available to faculty, staff and students, you will need an authorization code and password to access this catalog. To obtain this information, please contact the library by phone at (606) 546-1240 or by email at

Students, faculty, and staff may also log in to MyUnion and access the authorization code and password in the Library folder under the Students or Academic tab.

Search for books, CDs, DVDs, and other media. 

To request Journal Articles

Through the library OPAC, you may request journal articles. Please note that this is used for journal articles only.

You will need a current library account in order to access this system as your name and 14-digit barcode number are required to make a request. If you don’t have a library card or your card has expired, please contact the library by phone at (606) 546-1240 or by email at

The image below shows the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) form for journal article requests. Please peruse this form and note requirements to complete the form correctly. 

Request a journal article.

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