InterLibrary Loan: A User Guide


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InterLibrary Loan: A User Guide

  1. 1. Interlibrary Loan<br />@<br />Library<br />
  2. 2. What is interlibrary loan (ILL)?<br />InterLibrary is the process through which one library requests material from, or supplies material to, another library. <br />Your library’s <br />InterLibrary Loan Department <br />can borrow from or lend to other <br />local, state, national and international libraries.<br />
  3. 3. How does interlibrary loan (ILL) work?<br />You’ve searched…<br />…but the item you need is not available.<br />
  4. 4. <ul><li>Create your own interlibrary loan (ILL) account …</li></ul>…and let the Georgia College Library ILLOffice do the searching!<br />
  5. 5. Follow these steps to create your ILL account in ILLiad.<br />1. Go to<br />2. Select Interlibrary Loan/ILLiad<br />from the “Find Articles” menu on the left<br />
  6. 6. 3. Next, click “Interlibrary Loan Request Form”.<br />
  7. 7. 4. Log in with existing username and password…<br />
  8. 8. …or, create an account if you are a new ILLiad user.<br />
  9. 9. You have successfully logged in to ILLiad!<br />Now you can see the types of items <br />you may request through ILL.<br />You may also check the status of your requests.<br />
  10. 10. Select an item type from the menu on the left to create and submit a new request. Provide as much information as possible about the item.<br />Click “Submit Request” after you finish completing the form.<br />
  11. 11. Your request has been received by the ILL Department!<br />You may now track the status of your outstanding request(s)<br />by Transaction Number (TN).<br />Log in to ILLiadand select “Outstanding Requests” from the menu on the left to check changes in the status of your request. <br />
  12. 12. You will receive email notification from the ILL Office when your request is available. Check your Georgia College email account for ILL messages.<br />From: "ILSREQ" <><br />To: "John Doe" <><br />CC: <br />BCC: <br />Subject: Requested Item Delivered Electronically<br />Dear John Doe,<br />An article that you requested:<br />Title: Nutrition<br />Author: Kohatsu, Wendy<br />TN: 40909<br />has been received and processed by the Interlibrary Loan Staff. <br />You can now receive this item by logging on to ILLiad and choosing the 'Electronic Delivery' option from your main menu. The URL for logging on to ILLiad is:<br /><br />Your username for ILLiad is: my_illiad.<br />If you have any questions about this service, please e-mail us at or call us at 478-445-0975.<br />Log in to ILLiad from here.<br />
  13. 13. If you requested an article or book chapter, select “Electronically Received Articles” from the menu on the left. Now you can retrieve your article! <br />If you requested a book or any other type of loan item, you will receive email notification when the request is available. You may pick up your item at the Georgia College Library Circulation Desk.<br />
  14. 14. <ul><li>Additional Q & A regarding your </li></ul>interlibrary loan (ILL) requests… <br />Q: When will my requests be available?A:ILL article requests are usually available within two business days. Books and other loan items may take longer. <br />Q: I live off campus. Can I still use interlibrary loan? A:Yes! Please call (478) 445-0975 or 445-8112, or email to arrange item pick-up or delivery.<br />Q: What is the cost for interlibrary loan?A:There is no charge for ILL!<br />Q: How can I reach the Interlibrary Loan Office at the Georgia College Library?A:Call the ILL Office at (478) 445-0975 or 445-8112 from Monday to Friday between 8 AM and 5 PM, or send email to<br />
  15. 15. <ul><li>Additional Services from your library’s interlibrary loan (ILL) Office… </li></ul>Now that you are an active ILLiad user, try Library Express!<br />Find out more at<br />
  16. 16. <ul><li>Additionalservices provided by the Georgia College Library</li></ul>Follow this link to learn more …<br />