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Requesting Interlibrary Loans through Worldcat Tutorial

A new procedure has been adapted to save you some time and keystrokes when ordering books and multimedia materials through interlibrary loan. You can now order books and multimedia directly from the OCLC Worldcat 'Detailed Record Screen.'


At the Worldcat screen, type the title or keyword in the 'search for' box.

Directions 1


Click on the title you'd like to request through interlibrary loan.

Directions 2


At the 'detailed record' screen, click on either the 'ILL' icon at the top of the screen or the 'Request this item through interlibrary loan' link.

Directions 3


You will then be directed to the 'Interlibrary Loan Request' form. Fill out all the information boxes that have an asterisk (*) beside them.

Directions 4


Once you have filled out all the necessary information, click 'Submit.' A confirmation message will appear.

Directions 5


You will receive an email notification when the interlibrary loan item arrives. The item will be held for you at the Public Services desk.