When will I get it? The average turnaround time for a request in academic year 2017-2018 was 6.2 days for a book, 3.5 days for an article/chapter, and article requests filled by RAPID in 13.5 hours. Some requests can take longer as the material may not be readily available from a lending library or a distributor.

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