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Interlibrary Loan: Requesting Items

Interlibrary loan is a service that allows you to get materials that we do not own at Keuka College. We will request materials from other libraries for your use. Currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff can request interlibrary loans free of charg

Requesting Items Directly from Lightner Discovery

If you find an article or book in Lightner Discovery that we do not have full access to, you can click:

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And, if you are logged into ILLiad, it will automatically take you to a request form that is pre-filled with information for the item you were viewing.

Review the form and verify that the information is correct.

Then click "Submit Request."

Creating a New Request

1.  Log into ILLiad, and you will see this menu on the left:

 

Click the link that most closely matches the item you need under "New Request.

 

2. Fill out the form with as much detail as possible.

 

You'll need information such as the author, title, the publisher (if a book), the journal title and volume/issue numbers (if an article), and the ISBN or ISSN.

3. Click "Submit Request"

You will receive an email notification when your item arrives.

Articles will be delivered electronically and books will be available for pickup at the circulation desk (or mailed directly to you if you live far away).

Finding Books Owned by Other Libraries

WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog.  If there is something you're looking for that Lightner Library does not own, you can request it right from WorldCat, using Interlibrary Loan, by clicking on the "Send Request to ILLiad" link:

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