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UW System Loan and ILL
Just because you don't find something listed in the Libraries' catalog doesn't mean you can't get it, and get it fairly quickly. Try these.
- UW System Search -- Borrow materials from other UW schools. This function is stream-lined in Search@UW (sort of).
- Illiad -- InterLibrary Loan interface which allows for tracking of your requests and provides access to scanned articles when they arrive. Books/scores can still be requested directly through WorldCat, but this works well too
- -- Provides links from a citation to the full-text of the article if available or to other ways to get the article. A very useful tool is that it will 'populate' an ILLIAD form if needed.
- WorldCat -- Confirm the existence of a book, score, or recording and place ILL requests for them. You can also search worldcat.org without logging in, but you can not make an InterLibrary Loan request through it, so I recommend using the other version.
If you're unclear on where you should try to get something from, the Libraries has a page that helps you to figure it out. That page is https://uwm.edu/libraries/ill/ub/
Music, Theatre, & Dance Librarian