Interlibrary Loan: How To Request

How to get library materials from other libraries for free

Ways to Request

Click on the title of the record.

Be sure you are logged in using your University of Utah ID to view all of your request options.

To request the item, click Request from Another Library. To request a chapter as a PDF, click Request Book Chapter.

You will be asked to select your home library.

If you have not already done so, you will be asked to provide your contact information. We need this information to notify you when an item is available and to verify that you are currently affiliated with the University of Utah.

A request will open. Please supply any missing information marked with a red asterisk and click Submit Request.

From the Research Databases, you can request articles that the Marriott Library does not currently have full text access to. Click the title of the article.

If no PDF or HTML icons appear, use the "Request Interlibrary Loan" icon.


Choose your library

Log in using your University of Utah ID and password. New users will need to fill out information so that we can verify your current affiliation with the University of Utah and have contact information to notify you when an item is available.

A request form will open. Be sure that all required fields (marked with a red asterisk) are completed and click Submit Request.

You will receive an email notifying you when the article is ready to be viewed. Access is available for 30 days.

WorldCat is a great resource for searching books, music scores, movies and CDs.

WorldCat provides the following search options:

When you've found a title you would like to request, click on the title.

Click Request Interlibrary Loan to open a request form.

Be sure to review the request form that opens. All fields marked with a red asterisk need to be completed. Click Submit Request.

ILLiad is the database that the Marriott Library uses to manage interlibrary loan requests. Patrons can view their current and past requests, articles that have been delivered, request renewals and update their account information through this database. Click on a type of request form under "New Request."  Enter all the required information (marked with a red asterisk) and click Submit Request.

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