PCLS ILL Request Procedures

Pasco County Libraries offers the ability to request older books that are not currently in our PCLS Catalog.

To place a request:

 Follow these requirements when submitting a request:

  • Only request books that are greater than 12 months old.
  • Media is not permitted: DVD, AudioCDs, Playaways, VHS, Video Games, etc.
  • No Electronic Content: e-books, e-audio or e-video.
  • Check-out period is for 21 days; no renewals are permitted.
  • All labels/inserts should be retained on the item borrowed.
  • Return all materials only to a Pasco County Library Cooperative branch.

 To place your request:

  1. Gather required information about the title you are requesting. Please find as much information as possible to ensure proper item is ordered (title, author, etc.)
  2. Proceed to the ILL borrowing page and login.
    1. Select 'Patron' on the pop-up and enter your library card number, then select 'Submit'.
  3. In the search bar, enter the title and/or author.
  4. Select 'Book' next to the title. The number next to the link indicated the number of copies available.
  5. Select the icon under Request, 'Request this Item'.
    1. Tip: Try to request the listing with the highest number of copies.
  6. Choose your pickup location and confirm your Email. Select 'Submit'.
  7. You will be notified by email of the status of your request.
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