NOTE: Only the fields in the request form marked with a red * are required, though we suggest you provide as much information as possible (even if it is optional) to ensure timely processing of your request.
3. Enter details for the material you are requesting
When filling out the request form:
4. Once you have entered all of the information, submit your request.
You will receive an email notification once the requested material has been processed and delivered.
Below is an example of the Article Request form.
Links to the ILLiad | InterLibrary Loan service are available throughout the majority of databases within the Wolfgram library collection.
Be on the lookout while you conduct your search, if you cannot find the Full-Text in one of the databases, you should:
► Step 1: Try searching the Widener University Catalog, we might have the journal in print format.
► Step 2: Use the Full-Text Finder, to see if the full text for this article is available from another Widener database.
► Step 3: If you are unable to find the Full-Text using step 1 or step 2, you can make an ILLiad request.
The following are examples from 4 of our major database providers:
Example A: Journal Article request from EBSCO Databases, such as EBSCOhost, Discovery@Widener, Academic Search Premier, ERIC, etc.)
Example B: Journal Article request from a ProQuest database
Example C: Book request from FirstSearch | WorldCat database
Example D: Book request from OCLC's WorldCat website
Clicking on these ILLiad | InterLibrary Loan links within these databases, will bring you to a new tab, where you will be prompted to logon to the ILLiad system.
After you have successfully logged into ILLiad, you will be brought directly to the request form where the item information from the database will have automatically populated the fields of the request form. Be sure to look over this information and make any needed adjustments prior to submitting your request.
Once you have:
You are ready to submit your request.
Please allow up to 7-10 days for processing, you will receive an email notification once the requested material arrives. You can check the status of a request on the Outstanding Requests block of the ILLiad system home page.