Requesting books via FirstSearch
How to Request Books Through FirstSearch's
ILL DIRECT -- (Electronically)
FROM A CAMPUS COMPUTER:
- Connect to WORLDCAT
- Search for the book(s) that you want to borrow.
- When viewing the Detailed
Record of a particular title (see Figure 1),
you can click on the "ILL" (InterLibrary
Loan) icon in the grey bar .
Figure 1. Example of Detailed
Record from FirstSearch WorldCat database with ILL
option viewable in grey bar.
- Fill out the
Interlibrary Loan Request Form and submit.
- You will need to complete
the *required fields AND
choose your Dept or Branch from the drop down menu.
- When the form is complete,
click on the submit button. You should see the following (Figure
2) on the resulting screen:
Figure 2. Example of electronic verification
of successful submission of ILL Direct form.
You may also request ILL Direct items from the
ERIC database using the same process.