Brandel Library

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loan services during COVID-19 closure:

  • I-Share requests are not currently available.
  • WorldShare requests for physical items (book requests, dvd requests, etc.) are not currently available.
  • WorldShare requests for PDFs (articles and book chapters) are available and will be processed as fully as possible.
  • Please be aware that even for PDF requests, there may be delays because of the current situation.

If you have any questions, please contact

The Brandel Library provides two interlibrary loan services: I-Share and WorldShare. For both services, you can submit requests online and will receive an email notification with the item is available. Both of these services are free for North Park students, faculty, and staff.


Use I-Share to find books at academic libraries throughout Illinois and have them delivered to the Brandel Library. Most items arrive in about a week.

Search I-Share Catalog


Use WorldShare to request PDFs (journal articles and book chapters) and books not available through I-Share. Most PDFs arrive in 3 days; most books arrive in 7-10 days. To make a request, look for WorldShare links in our databases or use the request forms below.

Request an Article Request a Book
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