Sometimes Wolfgram Library will not have immediate access to an article or print book. Luckily, we offer two options for InterLibrary Loan. This means that you can request the article or print book from another library!
ILLiad allows you to request online journal articles and print books. Not e-books.
E-ZBorrow allows you to request print books only.
To learn more about these services and get step-by-step instructions, browse the other pages.
Who can use the InterLibrary Loan Service?
Main campus graduate and undergraduate students, faculty and staff who have an active Widener email account are eligible for this service.
Do I have to create an account before I can use InterLibrary Loan?
Yes, you will need to create an account for ILLiad. NOTE: both ILLiad & E-ZBorrow use your Widener Credentials for login.
Is the InterLibrary Loan Service free?
Yes. This is a free service the library offers to all Widener students, faculty and staff.
How long does it take to receive the requested materials?
Electronic delivery of Article requests is usually completed within 48-72 hours, or in general, a few days. Books are usually filled within 5-7 days. You will receive an email notification once they arrive.
What types of items can you request?
You can request electronic journal articles and print books. Due to publisher's licensing restrictions, e-books cannot be ordered through ILLiad or E-ZBorrow.