Requesting Articles Through Interlibrary Loan

SUU students, faculty, and staff
Sign in to ILLiad

Login with your SUU username and password.

Community patrons
Sign in to ILLiad - Community

If you're a community patron who's new to using Interlibrary Loan,  register to borrow via ILL.

Placing article requests

ILL request screen

After you've checked your item's availability at SUU, log in to ILLiad. To begin your article request, click on "Article" under the New Requests dropdown in the toolbar at the top of the page in ILLiad.

Next, fill out the request form with information about the item you want. Please be as detailed as possible in your request! This helps Library staff find your item.

Articles are sent electronically as PDFs, They typically arrive within 1-3 days. You will receive an email alert that the chapter is available in ILLiad for you to download.

Where's my journal article?

If you requested an ILL article and want to access it, follow the steps below.

Step 1: To access them, login to ILLiad and click the Electronically Received Articles link to view or download the article. 

Step 2: If your article has arrived, you will see the categories (Transaction, View, Size, etc.) filled in with your article's information, including a link to download the article. Download the article PDF file to view it.

Step 3: We recommend saving the article PDF to your computer's hard drive or a flash drive. After 30 days, it will disappear from your account.

Learn more about ILL


Interlibrary Loan

 Our hours are 8am - 5pm Monday through Friday (check library hours for any exceptions!)

  Ask to see an ILL staff member at the Check Out desk on the first floor of the Sherratt Library.