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Document Delivery/ILL -- Request turnaround time


Question: How long does NLM take to fill an interlibrary loan request?


Answer:

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) will process most requests within 24 to 48 hours. Monographs and audiovisual materials are sent via Federal Express second day air delivery.


Related Questions:
How can I contact NLM's customer service staff?
What should I do if I have not yet received an interlibrary request sent to NLM?
What should I do if my document is missing pages?

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