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Interlibrary Loan (ILL): Online/Distance Learner Policy

Borrow items from other libraries

What you need to know

As an online/distance education user, you will need to use your  NetID and Password to access ILLiad.  Your NetID is the same as you would use to check your email. Your Password , by default, consists of the last four digits of your Social Security Number and the first four letters of your last name; these letters in your password must be entered in uppercase (capital letters). You can find this information in the portal under the Logon tab.

When you register in ILLiad, in the NOTES field at the bottom, please include the information that you are an online student so we can deliver materials to the appropriate location.

How Materials are delivered

When you request items in physical format, the items will be delivered to your home address via UPS. A return label will be included in the package.

Articles are delivered three ways.

These formats are related to the lending library’s access to the article.

1)     Through your ILLiad Account.

You will receive an email informing you to log into your ILLiad account. In the View section, click on electronically received articles. Click on the TN (transaction number) of the article. You will have access to the pdf for 27-30 days. You may want to download it so you have access and do not need to request the article again

2)     Via email. The article will be sent an attachment through your email account

3)     Article Exchange, The subject of the message “TN has been uploaded.” When you open the email, there will be a link to access the article. The restrictions are a 5 time maximum or 30 days.  You may want to download it so you have access and do not need to request the article again

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