Submit a Request

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Submit a Request

Submit a Request

Follow the steps below to submit an interlibrary loan request or access the following document for more information: Submitting an Interlibrary Loan Request (PDF).

Search the library catalog



Item is available in our collections

  • If the library holds a specific item you will be able to access it or find information about it via the catalog. Requests for articles, books, and theses are processed in the same way.
  • Articles owned by the library will be accessible as a PDF or HTML copy.
  • Clicking on any of the links provided should take you to the journal’s website, and the site to download the article.

Accessing an article in the library catalog




Item is not available in our collections

If there are no holdings listed under “Check Availability”, the item is not available in our collections. Click on the “Get It” button to submit an ILL request.

Requesting an article from the library catalog




Submit an ILL Request

Sign in to your ILLiad account to request the item.

Signing in to ILLiad account

Review the details of the request form and click the "Submit” button to complete your request.

Search Scopus

  • Access Scopus from the library homepage and search for the item.
  • Click the green "Find Full Text" button to search the library collections.

Find Full Text Button in Scopus




Item is available in our collections

  • The holdings will be displayed if the library has the item you are searching for.
  • Click on the "View Full Text" link(s) to access the item.

Information in library catalog to view full text




Item is not available in our collections

The item is not available in our collections if there are no holdings listed. Click on the “Get It” button to submit an ILL request.

Information in library catalog that holdings are not available




Submit an ILL Request

Sign in to your ILLiad account to request the item.

Signing in to ILLiad account

Review the details of the request form and click the "Submit” button to complete your request.

Search PubMed

  • Access PubMed from the library homepage and search for the item.
  • Click the "UNTHSC Find Full Text" button to search the library collections..

Article citation in PubMed




Item is available in our collections

  • The holdings will be displayed if the library has the item you are searching for.
  • Click on the "View Full Text" link(s) to access the item.

Information in library catalog to view full text




Item is not available in our collections

The item is not available in our collections if there are no holdings listed. Click on the “Get It” button to submit an ILL request.

Information in library catalog that holdings are not available




Submit an ILL Request

Sign in to your ILLiad account to request the item.

Signing in to ILLiad account

Review the details of the request form and click the "Submit” button to complete your request.

Sign in to ILLiad

  • Requests can be submitted manually if you already know the item you need to request.
  • Sign in to your ILLiad account to request the item.

Signing in to ILLiad account




Select the Request Type

There are options for submitting a request manually on the left-hand side. Choose the option that fits the item being requested.

ILLiad menu




Submit the Request

  • Provide as much information as possible in the submission form. Required fields are marked with a red asterisk.
  • Review the details in the request form and click the "Submit” button.
  • The next page will display your active transactions, or “Outstanding Requests”.



Receive the Item

  • Once the item has been received, an email notification will be sent to the email on file.