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ILL is place to request materials that are not locally owned by SWTJC libraries.

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Request book(s) from the Texas Group catalog

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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.

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About Interlibrary Loan

Request Materials from Other Libraries

Interlibrary Loan Services (ILL) provides access to library materials not owned by SWTJC Libraries. Our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service is free to all students, faculty and staff of Southwest Texas Junior College* through Texas Resource Sharing - Texas Navigator Group and OCLC First Search

To avoid delays, please check to see if the library owns the items you need before you fill out a request.  DO NOT place a requests for item(s) already available through your SWTJC campus libraries.  Instead, see a librarian for assistance in locating available materials.



Some materials may not be available via Interlibrary Loan:

  • Most audiovisual materials
  • Textbooks
  • Recently published items.
  • Rare books
  • Reference materials
  • Other materials as designated by lending institutions

* Note that some libraries will lend out items listed above, but a charge will apply. You will receive a notice before the item is filled.


Time for delivery

In general, please allow for delivery of Interlibrary Loan materials:

  • One week for materials requested from libraries within the Texas Group Catalog
  • One to two weeks for materials requested from libraries outside Texas Group Catalog

Time required for checked-out materials varies depending on the due date and the timely return of materials by the current borrower.


Overdue Fines

A fine of $1 per day will be charged for each item that is overdue.

Interlibrary loan items need to be returned, We will not take payment unless the item is returned. Library staff will then assess any damages and follow up with the lending Library for any charges. 

Request a Renewal

Request need to be made a week before due date. If a renewal is not granted item needs to be returned on its due date.

Users should request renewal from their local library staff or contact the Interlibrary Loan Department at (830) 591-7251.

OCLC First Search

Search for an article  if you can't find it using our local databases. This is only for searching for what you want, if you need to request an article please email Brenda Cantu contact information is listed below.

Librarian II

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Brenda Cantu
2401 Garner Field Rd
Uvalde, Tx 78801

ILL Status

To check the status of your ILL request, please call the Interlibrary Loan Department at (830) 591-7251 or email


Uvalde         830-591-7254

Del Rio         830-775-1563

Eagle Pass   830-758-4107

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