Definition of interlibrary loan in English:

interlibrary loan

Syllabification: in·ter·li·brar·y loan
Pronunciation: /ˌin(t)ərˌlībrərē ˈlōn


A system in which one library borrows a book from another library for the use of an individual.
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  • Peripheral clusters entailed temporary, rather than permanent, access by being obtained from local libraries or through interlibrary loan.
  • It offers a variety of ways to get at the texts, including library call numbers and interlibrary loan where needed, and also citation information in some cases.
  • All 121 were retrieved through a library search or via interlibrary loan.

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