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Interlibrary Loan: Services for Off-Campus Students/Alumni

Requesting Items

Log in to Interlibrary Loan Here

Faculty and staff may request on-campus delivery for items already in Woodward Library's collection by filling out the On-Campus Delivery Form.


Check Availability First

Please check the Woodward Library catalog and online databases before submitting an interlibrary loan request. The library may already own the item or document that you need. 

For books, book chapters, DVDs, and other media, check the library catalog

For journal articles, search for the journal title in BrowZine.

Theses and dissertations may be found in the library catalog or one of our relevant databases

For music scores, consult the library's music scores and sheet music guide

Books and articles can also be requested through WorldCat. If the library does not own the resource, a Request Item through Interlibrary Loan icon will appear. This icon will automatically transfer you to your interlibrary loan account 

image of worldcat search result with arrow pointing towards interlibrary loan button

Interlibrary Loan Services for

Woodward Library offers interlibrary loan services for students taking classes at locations other than the Clarksville campus. This includes students at Fort Campbell, Highland Crest, in dual enrollment programs, and taking classes online. 

For articles and book chapters that are delivered electronically, the request process is identical for on-campus and off-campus students. 

  • If you log in to ILLiad from off campus, you will be directed to the Login to the Online Resources screen. Type in your last name and A number (e.g. A12345678). Be sure to type your last name only, without your first name or initial. You A number is also know as your Banner ID or Student ID number. Click on the connect button, and you will be connected to the ILLiad login page. 

Some online and off-campus students may be eligible to have books and other physical items delivered.

  • Students taking classes at the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell may request to have items delivered there.
    • When creating an ILLiad account, select APSU Center at Fort Campbell as the Delivery Location.
    • Items can be returned to Woodward Library or the APSU Center at Fort Campbell. 
  • Students who live 50 or more miles away from Austin Peay may request that items be delivered to their place of residence. 
    • When creating an ILLiad account, select Mail to Address as the Preferred Loan Delivery Method.
    • Books will be shipped to the preferred address at no charge. 
    • Note: students are responsible for the cost of returning books to Woodward Library. 
    • Delivery time is included in the loan period. If the loan period is 14 days and delivery takes 4 days round trip, you will only be able to use the book for 10 days.
    • Books must be returned to Woodward Library by the due date. Overdue fines for ILL books are $1 per day. These fines will not be forgiven once the book is returned. 
    • Renewals may be requested, but they are not guaranteed. Renewals must be approved by the lending institution, not Woodward Library. 
    • Return books to:
      • Carol Keller
        Woodward Library
        681 Summer St. 
        Clarksville, TN 37040​

To learn more about services for off-campus students, view the Services for Off-Campus Students page. 

Woodward Library offers interlibrary loan services for alumni.

Before requesting an item through interlibrary loan, alumni will need to request to the APSU Alumni Library Portal. To do this, fill out Alumni Access Request Form

To check out books and other physical interlibrary loan materials, alumni will need an APSU library courtesy card. Courtesy cards can be applied for at the Access Assistance Desk located on the 2nd (main) floor of the library. A photo I.D. (driver's license, military I.D., etc.) is required for registration. Courtesy card holders must be at least 18 years of age. Please note: after 9 p.m. the library is open only to currently enrolled APSU students and APSU faculty and staff. Library hours, including during holidays and intersessions, are posted on the library website

To learn more about other library services available to alumni, visit the Services for Alumni page.