Interlibrary Services

Interlibrary Services provides interlibrary loan and document delivery of articles, books and book chapters, and more through the ILLiad request system. The Health Sciences Library (HSL) and Ohio State Interlibrary Services (located in Thompson Library) have partnered to provide one centralized service for all Ohio State students, faculty and staff.

Services for Ohio State Students, Faculty and Staff

Ohio State Interlibrary Services serves health sciences users and all users at the Columbus, Lima, Mansfield, Marion, Newark and Wooster campuses.

Ohio State users: Log in to ILLiad to manage Interlibrary Service requests including those for article and book chapter PDFs, physical loans, and more.

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Need Assistance (Ohio State users)? Contact Ohio State Interlibrary Services at or (614) 292-9077.

Services for Non-Ohio State Libraries

  • HSL Interlibrary Services serves libraries through Docline (LIBID OHUOSU) and OCLC (symbol OS2)
  • Libraries not using Docline or OCLC can visit the HSL Lending Website to create an ILLiad account and request materials from HSL collections
  • HSL Interlibrary Services is a lending-only operation and will not borrow materials from other libraries on your behalf
  • Lending fees are $10 for article or loan requests, with an additional $5 fee for rush service

Need Assistance (Non-Ohio State)? Contact HSL Interlibrary Services at or (614) 292-4894.