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Requesting items the Library doesn't own via Inter-Library Loan (ILL): Article Tutorial

How to Request an Article

Once you have established that the Law Library does not own the periodical you are looking for, visit the Databases page. From the law school homepage, click on Library.

 

 

Click on the Databases and Links tab.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This will take you to the Databases Libguide.  Here, the databases are listed in alphabetical order by title.  Scroll down to W for WorldCat.


Clicking on the WorldCat link will take you to Basic Search page.  Click on the Advanced Search link.

When requesting an article from a journal or other periodical, choose "Title" from the dropdown menu next to the search box and "Journal/Magazine" from the Format dropdown menu.

 

 

From the search results, click on the journal title you are looking for to open the record.

 

Click on the small arrown next to "Description" to see information to verify that you have chosen the correct journal. Below the title you'll find publication information, the year the journal began publication through its end date, the language the journal is published in, and ISSN number.

 

After determining that this is the journal you are looking for, click on the blue "Request Item" button.

 

Fill out the request form completely using your B-number as your patron ID.  Place as much citation information as possible in the comments field, including the source of your citation if possible.  Click the submit button to submit your request.

 

Once your request has been submitted, OCLC will direct you back to the item record and display this message:


 

If you need any further assistance, please contact the circulation desk at 405-208-5271

 

 

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