Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Service Logon



Your previous username and password for Interlibrary Loan (ILL) no longer works on this system. Please refer to Your Username and Password section below to find your login credentials. Course textbooks cannot be borrowed through Interlibrary Loan.

What is Interlibrary Loan (ILL)?

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service allows LU and LIT registered students, faculty, and staff to borrow from other libraries if items are not available at the Mary and John Gray Library.

For more information, please read our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) policy.

Your Username and Password

For LU students, faculty, and staff

  • Username for ILL account is your Lamar Electronic Account (LEA) username.
  • Password for the first time user is your LU email in username@my.lamar.edu format.
    For instance, if Mr. John Smith's email is jsmith@lamar.edu, his password will be jsmith@my.lamar.edu
    It's mandatory to change your password after your first time login.
For LIT students, faculty, and staff
  • Username for ILL account is lit_username. For example, the ILL username will be lit_jsmith if John Smith's username is jsmith.
  • Password for the first time user is your email.
    It's mandatory to change your password after your first time login.

Forgot Password?

To reset your password, you need to have:

  • Your ILL account username
  • A LU/LIT e-mail address to be used for notification

Reset Password

Need Help?

Contact the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Department
  • Hour: Monday-Friday from 8 am -5 pm CT
  • Tel: (409) 880-8987
  • Email: ill@lamar.edu
After office hours please call the Reference desk at (409) 880-7264 / Toll free (866) 375-5565 or use our reference chat service Ask a Librarian.

Important Copyright Information

WARNING CONCERNING COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research". If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.