Answered By: Carrie Marten
Last Updated: May 04, 2017     Views: 75

Yes, you can submit an interlibrary loan request for a dissertation! 

Keep in mind, we are not always able to obtain dissertations for you. It depends on where the dissertation "lives" and that institution's lending policies. Many libraries do not loan dissertations, but others (typically larger universities) own two copies and lend out one. Some libraries have electronic versions of dissertations in their institutional repositories. It doesn't hurt to submit the request! 

When submitting your dissertation request, enter it into ILLiad as a book request, not as an  article request for the abstract (i.e., Dissertation Abstracts).

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