You may request a digital scan of Auraria Library materials, such as book chapters and microfilmed articles. We will create a PDF scan of the material and deliver it to you through the Interlibrary loan (ILLiad} software.

The process will take 1 – 3 days if the material is readily available. You will receive an email notification when your scan is ready.

Copyright and Fair Use

Auraria Library is committed to respecting the rights of copyright holders and complying with copyright law. We follow our photocopy guidelines when considering your scanning request.

Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad)

The Interlibrary Loan service allows Auraria campus students, faculty, and staff to request books, articles and other materials not owned, or not available, at Auraria Library.  The Library taps a nation-wide network to borrow needed items.

Already registered with Auraria Library Interlibrary Loan?  Sign in and place your request here.

First time user?  Create Interlibrary Loan account here.

Estimated delivery of requested materials: Articles - 1 to 2 days. Other loans - 1 to 6 weeks;

Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) FAQ

Questions? Contact us at or 303-315-7713.