Interlibrary Loan Services

Current New Mexico Highlands University faculty, students, alumni, staff and courtesy card holders are able to request and receive research material, books or articles, not available at Donnelly Library, through interlibrary loan. You must be a registered user in good standing to be eligible for this service.

Please Note: Interlibrary loan requests for textbooks, newly published books, or feature films are not accepted unless requested by faculty. 

Distance Ed and Center Faculty, Students and Staff:  Physical Items will only be requested once you agree to the terms and conditions e-mailed with each request.  You may also use a Passport Certificate or your local public library's Interlibrary Loan Service.  Articles are sent electronically.

Contact:  505.454.3481 or
Before you place a request, please check the library's online catalog and Journal Finder List.

Register for ILLiad, our Interlibrary Loan Service.
Log-on to the ILLiad Service.


To request an item: Submit requests through our ILLiad system.
Cost: There is usually no charge for ILL transactions. If charges are connected with borrowing, you will be notified before the item is ordered so you may decide if you want the item or not.     If you lose a book from another library, you will be responsible for the replacement cost plus any processing fees the lending library charges.  Material which is more than 2 weeks overdue incur a $10 processing fee.

Faculty and Graduate Students are limited to 10 outstanding requests at a time.  If you or your students need more, please contact

Undergraduate Students are limited to 5 outstanding requests at a time, or 10 with the permission of the instructor.

Courtesy Card holders are limited to 3 outstanding requests at a time.

An "Outstanding Request" is defined as a request still in-process, or books checked-out.

  The borrower is responsible for adhering to the due dates and restrictions specified by the lending library.  Material which is more than 2 weeks overdue incur a $10 processing fee.
  To renew an item, please use your ILLiad Account, or contact the ILL office at least three days before the due date.
  Please return all books to the Circulation Desk.