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Communications & Writing Research Guide

This guide is intended to help students in all levels of writing and communications classes - whether you are new to doing research at Bentley or need a refresher!

Getting Books from Other Libraries Using Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Books and articles that are not available at the Bentley Library may be requested through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). ILL is a free service for all members of the Bentley community.

  • All ILL requests should be made using the online interlibrary loan system. Log in to your ILL account using your Bentley username (email address) and network password.
  • Books requested via ILL are generally received within 5-10 days. You will be notified by email when the books have been received. ILL books are to be picked up at and returned to the Library Services Desk.
  • Articles requested via ILL are generally received within 1-7 days. You will be notified by email when the articles have been received. All articles can be downloaded in PDF format from your ILL account.

For further information, please refer to the Interlibrary Loan FAQs or contact Interlibrary Loan at interlibloan@bentley.edu or 781.891.2301.