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HIST 214 Pacific Northwest History (Norberg): Interlibrary Loan

What is Interlibrary Loan?

What is Interlibrary Loan and Why Use it?       
  • Interlibrary Loan is a service provided at most public and academic libraries
  • If you need a book or an article and the Green River Holman Library does NOT have it, we will get it from another library and bring it here for you
  • For your research it is important to search many places.
    • FIRST, start with the books and articles available through the Holman Library.
    • THEN If you find books and articles that the Library does NOT have access to, just request them through Interlibrary Loan.
  • Using Interlibrary Loan increases the amount of resources available to you and helps you become a more thorough researcher!

Requesting Articles with InterLibrary Loan

Making a request

Use the link below to get to the Interlibrary Loan page where you can fill out a form with required information about the source you're trying to request. See the images below to learn more about the steps to make a request.

Requesting an Interlibrary Loan:
  1. Click on the link above and select "Interlibrary Loan Request Form"
  2. Fill out the answers on the form (fields with an asterisk ( * ) are required fields
  1. If you are requesting an article format:
    • Use the information you find on the article's abstract or citation page to fill out the Interlibrary Loan request form:

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image showing how to request an ILL article ILL. Shows how to fill in info about the source in the form
  1. Finish filling out the Interlibrary Loan form, click the "Submit button at the bottom. When your item arrives, the library will contact you:
  • A digital article will be emailed as an attachment to your email. 
  • A book or other physical item will be held for you at the Holman Library's Circulation Desk. You will receive an email notifying you it has arrived and is ready for you to pick up.