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Interlibrary Services

Overview

The Interlibrary Services Department provides a means for prompt delivery of books, articles and other resources to APU students and faculty for the support of research and teaching.

Regional Center or Off-campus Students and Faculty

Item Needed How to Request Cost and Turnaround Time
APU-owned books and media Locate your item in the APU Library Catalog, and click "Request." Choose "By Mail" as your pickup location. Free. Return postage is included for return to Azusa campus. Books will be mailed within two business days of request.
APU-owned articles ArticleReach via the Article Finder Form Free. The article will be sent by email within two business days of the request.
APU-owned test kits Test Kit Request Form Free. Return postage is included for return to Azusa campus. Test kit will be mailed within two business days of request.
Non APU-
owned books
Locate your item in LINK+, and click "Request." Choose "By Mail" as your pickup location. Free. Return postage is included for return to Azusa campus. Books will be mailed within two business days of their arrival at the library.
  If book is not available in LINK+, use Interlibrary Loan Free. Return postage is included for return to Azusa campus. This service may take a minimum of 7-10 business days.
Non APU-
owned articles
ArticleReach via the Article Finder Form Free. ArticleReach requests are usually filled via email within one business day. If your request cannot be filled by ArticleReach, it will be sent to traditional Interlibrary Loan, which may take a minimum of 7-10 business days. You can check the status of your article requests through your personal library account.

Azusa Campus Students and Faculty

Item Needed How to Request Cost and Turnaround Time
Non APU-
owned books
Locate your item in LINK+, and click "Request." Free. A notice will be sent to your APU email account when the book arrives and is ready for pick up at Marshburn Library.
  If book is not available in LINK+, use Interlibrary Loan Free. This service may take a minimum of 7-10 business days. A notice will be sent to your APU email account when the book arrives and is ready for pick up at Marshburn Library.
Non APU-
owned articles
ArticleReach via the Article Finder Form Free. ArticleReach requests are usually filled via email within one business day. If your request cannot be filled by ArticleReach, it will be sent to traditional Interlibrary Loan, which may take a minimum of 7-10 business days. You can check the status of your article requests through your personal library account.

Contact Information

For more information on the university's Interlibrary Services, contact:

Irma Nicola
LINK+ Coordinator
(626) 815-6000, Ext. 3281
inicola@apu.edu

Larry Handy
Interlibrary Services Coordinator and Stacks Manager
(626) 815-6000, Ext. 3272
lhandy@apu.edu

Valery Zhakevich
Document Delivery Coordinator and Non-Monographic Stacks Manager
626) 815-6000, Ext. 3276
vzhakevich@apu.edu.