Library Skills for All Students

Borrowing Materials Not Owned by USF Libraries

Interlibrary loan, or ILL, and UBorrow are free services for USF students, faculty, and staff that allow them to borrow materials not available in the USF Tampa library. On this page there is an introduction to UBorrow and Interlibrary Loan (ILLIAD) at USF.

After viewing the videos below you will be able to:

  • Navigate to the UBorrow link in the library catalog
  • Request an item from Interlibrary Loan from the databases
  • Navigate, login, and register for Interlibrary Loan 
  • Identify differences between UBorrow and Interlibrary Loan Services

This video explains:

  • How to request books not owned by USF Libraries using the UBorrow system.

View the video below to learn about using Interlibrary Loan to request books and  journals articles the USF Tampa Libraries do not own.  Also, review the information on the Interlibrary Loan webpage that explains:

  • How to log in.
  • How to register for Interlibrary Loan.
  • Register for this service using your ID. 
  • Note: You cannot request e-books from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan or UBorrow.