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Instructions for signing in to your library account

Your library account allows you to bookmark search results, view request options, and access materials from off campus.
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1. Search for the item in WorldCat. You will use the WorldCat Record details to fill out the Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) form later in the process.

2. Sign into your Interlibrary Loan Account using your ePanther ID and password.

3. Once logged into your account, select a request form from the menu in the upper left.
Main Interlibrary loan menu: Select a New Request.

4. Copy and paste the item details from the WorldCat record or manually enter it from the item's citation into the appropriate ILLiad request form. You can use an article's DOI number to fill in an interlibrary loan request form. Paste the full DOI into the top box in the Interlibrary loan article request form, and then click “Resolve DOI”.  Fill out all the required fields, this will speed up the process. Please paste the URL of the item in the notes field.

​​A screen grab of an autofilled ILLiad form.

In general, interlibrary loan requests take between 2-3 days for articles and 10-14 days to fill books. Some requests may take longer.