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How-to guide to using the AFRL D'Azzo Research Library's interlibrary loan service.

Contact Us

AFRL customers can contact the Interlibrary Loan department at:


Phone: 937-938-4262

AFRL staff are available to assist in-person with Interlibrary Loan questions Monday - Friday, 0800 - 1700 EST

Interlibrary Loan Policy

The average turnaround time for fulfillment is between one and seven days; however depending on the availability of the item it may take two weeks or longer to fill a request.

If an Interlibrary Loan book is lost, the AFRL patron will be responsible for replacement of the book. Patrons who abuse library privileges by repeatedly returning books late may be denied further Interlibrary Loan services.

AFRL D'Azzo Research Library - Interlibrary Loans


Before an interlibrary loan request can be filled, the customer must have a valid library card registered with the library. Once an interlibrary loan is processed, it will be immediately checked out to the requesting customer's account. The customer must then present their library card when picking up the item(s) at the library circulation desk.


When submitting an interlibrary loan request, please provide as much citation information as is known. Customers may submit multiple items per email request. Should you need assistance with interlibrary loan requests, please contact us via email ( or phone (937-938-4262).


Email all interlibrary loan requests to


*** Requests for items in electronic format typically take less time to fill, usually 1 to 3 days. If you are requesting a book or other physical item and it is available locally, the average turnaround time is 3 to 7 days; otherwise, it may take 2 weeks or longer to fill the request. ***


The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials. Under certain provisions specified in the law, libraries and other archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be 'used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.' If the user makes a request for and later uses a copy or reproduction for purposes in excess of 'fair use'" that user may be liable for copyright infringement. 

The AFRL Library reserves the right to refuse to accept an Interlibrary Loan request if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violations of copyright law.

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