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Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

This guide provides information on the Interlibrary loan services available to students, staff and faculty at Piedmont College.

How to request an article through Full Text Finder

Steps for requesting a article through a database search:

Step 1: After searching your topic in the chosen database and do not have a pdf or html document option for retrieving the article, you will need to click on the Full Text Finder link. This link attempts to locate the document through available sources. Please see the example. 

Step 2. If, after clicking on the Full Text Finder link, you are brought to another screen prompting you to request the article through interlibrary loan, click on the link, Request through Interlibrary Loan if Full Text Finder doesn't find it.

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Step 3: The information on your article uploads automatically into the interlibrary loan request form. You will need to fill in information in the required fields. Hit the submit tab at the bottom of the page. Congratulations! You are finished! You will be notified in an email when the article becomes available with instructions on how to access it. 

 

How to request a book through Full Text Finder

If you find a book that is not in our library collection, either physically or online, you may request it through Full Text Finder.

Step 1.  Simply click on the link Full Text Finder.

 Step 2. The book title and other bibliographic information is automatically uploaded into the interlibrary loan request form. Remember to fill in all required fields! Hit the submit tab at the bottom of the page. Congratulations! You are finished!! You will be notified in an email when the book becomes available for pick up.