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Interlibrary Loan for Students: What is Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

This guide covers all things ILL and PASCAL for students. Learn what these services are and how to use them.


PASCAL and Interlibrary Loan Pick Up 

All PASCAL Delivers and interlibrary loan requests should be picked up from Addlestone Library at the Access & Instruction Desk. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact McLean Dobbins

Please note:  You will need your NEW Cougar Card at Rivers Green entrance/exit.

Interlibrary Loan Staff

Interlibrary Loan Office: 843.953.8010

ILL and PASCAL Delivers books can be picked up whenever the Access & Instruction Desk is staffed. Up-to-date Access and Instruction Desk hours can be seen here: 


At the College of Charleston, interlibrary loan includes traditional interlibrary loan and PASCAL. Our main goal is to help you get the materials you need for research and study which we do not currently have at Addlestone Library. Our secondary goals include, but are not limited to, providing excellent customer service and, when necessary, bibliographic instruction. 

ILL Services for Students

  • PASCAL Delivers - Request books available at other South Carolina Colleges and Universities with typically arrive in 3 to 5 business days. The loan period is six weeks with an optional six-week renewal that can be requested through your MyLibrary Account.
  • Traditional Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
    • Books - request books outside South Carolina. Arrival times vary based on the availability and location of materials.
    • Journal articles - request journal articles from journals to which we do not subscribe for speedy electronic delivery to your ILL account. 
    • Dissertations and Theses - get access to dissertations and theses we don't have access to through ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
    • Films - request DVDs and Bluray discs from libraries across the country. 
    • And more! Anything a library is willing to loan, we will try to borrow it through interlibrary loan.