Requesting through the Library Catalog:
Start your search in our general Library Catalog.
When you are searching through the Library Catalog, you can choose to search libraries worldwide by selecting the box under "Filters."
When you find an item you like, use this button to request the item:
This will take you to the ILL request form, which sends an automated email to the ILL department for processing.
Requesting through the Databases:
Most, but not all, databases have a built-in option for requesting interlibrary loans. The common examples are below. If you cannot find an ILL request option in a database, please use the ILL Request Form or email us.
In EBSCO Databases (ex: Academic Search Complete, CINAHL):
If we own an item through EBSCO, it will generally show "PDF Full Text" or "HTML Full Text" under the item information. If ILL is an option for an unowned item, you will see the following link under the item:
Clicking on this link will take you directly to an ILL Request Form.
In ProQuest Databases (ex: ProQuest Central, Nursing & Allied Health, ProQuest Biology):
When searching in a ProQuest Database, items we do not have in that database will have the option to check LinkSource for full text options.
This link will take you to possible alternative full text options. If ILL is an option, you will see a link to the ILL Request Form.
In OVID Databases:
While searching in OVID, look for the small, green LinkSource logo.
In the search results:
In the item details:
This will bring up a pop-up window with links to full text elsewhere, or the link for the ILL Request Form.