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Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

This service is available to USC Upstate faculty members, staff and currently-enrolled students at no cost. When materials arrive you will be notified by e-mail. Requested materials can be picked up at the USC Upstate Library circulation desk, at the UCG Library for students attending there or mailed to your home if you attend neither campus and live outside of Spartanburg County. You must contact the ILL office at to establish eligibility for home mailing of ILL material (also see distance learners). 

  • A valid Carolina Card / Upstate ID is required to Pick up ILL materials.


ILL Express! is the Interlibrary Loan ordering system for the USC Upstate Library. USC Upstate faculty members, currently-enrolled students, and staff are eligible to use Interlibrary Loan. We are located in the Circulation Department of the USC Upstate Library.

With ILL Express! you may place Interlibrary Loan requests, check the status of your requests, renew materials, and communicate with the Interlibrary Loan Department - all through your web browser.

To request an ILL item or check your requests you will follow this link, choose Upstate as your school from the drop down menu, and proceed to put in your Upstate username and password (the beginning of your email before the @ and the password for your email).

For ILL help contact ILL Library Staff (see contact information on this page). 

If you are off campus, you must log in to your library account before you will be able to log in to ILL Express! Your library account login is the same as your USC Upstate network login, the username and password that you use to log in to computers on campus.

Click here to log in for Off Campus Access. Then click here to log in to your ILL account.

If you do not know your USC Upstate network login, click here for login help.

Before you Make a Request

ALWAYS search the library catalog to make sure we don't have the item you need.  If it's an article you need, search for the name of the journal, NOT the title of the article.

If you need a book we don't have, check PASCAL Delivers next. 

If the item is not owned in our catalog or available through PASCAL Delivers, you can then place an ILL request by logging on.

Interlibrary Loan Requests

Contact Interlibrary Loan

Phone: 864-503-5367
        or  864-503-5611

ILL Address: 
University of South Carolina Upstate Library 
ILL Office 
800 University Way 
Spartanburg, SC 29303 

ILL Service Hours: 
Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED