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Get Articles This Library Doesn't Have: Another Way to Place an Interlibrary Loan Article Request

Did you know that we have a service that can get articles we don't have from other libraries? Includes a video version of the instructions. #full text, #articles, #ILL, #Interlibrary Loan

 

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     Sometimes you will need to request an article when you are not in a database search.  All you have is a citation and you need the full text.  Check to see if the library already has it.  Ask a librarian to help you or see the self-help instructions in Find the Full Text of a Known Article in OneSearch.  No full text?  Proceed with the steps below.

STEP 1: CLICK THE REQUEST INTERLIBRARY LOAN LINK

Quick Links - Request Interlibrary Loan.

Find the Quick Links box shown above on

the library's website (www.csusb.edu/library).

STEP 2: LOGIN

Screenshot: MyCoyote login.

If you are not already logged in, you will get a prompt.

Use your normal MyCoyote login.

STEP 3A: SET UP YOUR INTERLIBRARY LOAN ACCOUNT

     If this is the first time you are using the Interlibrary Loan service, you will need to set up an Interlibrary Loan account by providing your contact information.  Already have an Interlibrary Loan account?  Skip to STEP 3B.

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STEP 3B: VIEW THE INTERLIBRARY LOAN MAIN MENU

      In the Main Menu, under New Request, click Article.

Screenshot: Interlibrary Loan main menu.

THE ORDER FORM FOR AN ARTICLE

     Fill out the Article Request form as completely and accurately as possible so Interlibrary Loan can get the correct full text for you.

Screenshot: Interlibrary Loan article request form

     Articles are delivered electronically to your Interlibrary Loan account in 2-3 working days (Monday - Friday).  You will get an email notice that your article has arrived.  Login to your account to retrieve your article.

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