Requesting Books and Articles

 

Books - Home Delivery | Articles - Web Delivery  

 
Books : Available locally - ASU, Western or UNC-A - mailed to you:

  1. Search the combined catalog for ASU, Western and UNC-A (together the WNCLN ).
  2. Find the item you want - book, DVD, video, IMC item.  Click the Request link.  Follow the prompts.
  3. Within the "Choose a Pickup Location" box, choose:    ASU Distance Learning
  4. The item will be mailed to your home address - free of charge with a postage-paid return label.
  5. Questions?  See the Document Delivery FAQ

Books : Not available locally - mailed to you.

Use Interlibrary Loan's ILLiad system to request these books.

  1. Logon to ILLiad    (If you are you a first time ILLiad user? Register first.)
  2. After logging in, you will see ILLiad's Main Menu.  Under New Request find the Book option. Click on it.
  3. Complete the form. Submit Request when finished.
  4. The item will be mailed to your home address - free of charge with a postage-paid return label.
  5. Questions?  See the Document Delivery FAQ

Articles - Web Delivery

Use Interlibrary Loan's ILLiad system to request articles not available in full-text. We find it, scan it and provide it via web delivery.

  1. You've searched an article database.  Follow the Find @ ASU prompts.
  2. If no full-text is available follow the link, ILLiad - Article Request (ASU).
  3. You will be prompted to logon to ILLiad.  (If you are a first time ILLiad user you will Register first.)
  4. Once you logon the article request form will be automatically populated with the article's citation.  Submit the request.
  5. Remember you can check ILLiad's Main Menu option View - Outstanding Requests to check the progress of your order.
  6. You will receive an e-mail message indicating when the article is available and how to obtain it.

Optionally, if you have an article citation and you know we don't have it in full-text:

  1. Logon to ILLiad    (If you are you a first time ILLiad user? Register first.)
  2. From ILLiad's Main Menu, click on Article under New Request.
  3. Complete the form. Click the Submit Request button when you are finished.
  4. Remember you can check ILLiad's Main Menu option View - Outstanding Requests to check the progress of your order.
  5. You will receive an e-mail message indicating when the article is available and how to obtain it.