Materials & Interlibrary Loan
Articles and Book Chapters
Articles and book chapters will be scanned and emailed to you at no charge by our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) services. Materials not available at Hollins may take 2-4 weeks to obtain, so plan your research early.
Your local public library can borrow books from Hollins, from Roanoke College and many other libraries using Interlibrary Loan service; this is a fast, efficient and low-cost way to get the books you need.
Request Books by Mail
If local Interlibrary Loan is not available to you, we can mail books from the Hollins and Roanoke collections to your home. You will only be responsible for the cost of return postage to the library.
To have our books mailed to you:
- Fill out the online request form*, AND
- Indicate your a distance graduate student and write your mailing address in the “Notes” section of the ILL request form. If you forget to write your mailing address, please email email@example.com.
To renew books which you have borrowed directly from Hollins:
The return address for mailing books back to the library is:
Wyndham Robertson Library
7950 E. Campus Dr.
Roanoke, VA 24020
Using Other Academic Libraries
The VIVA Cooperative Borrowing program lets current Hollins students borrow materials on-site from participating Virginia college and university libraries. More information on VIVA Cooperative Borrowing.
To search the collections of academic libraries worldwide, use Worldcat.
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Last updated: January 21, 2022 at 10:51 am