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How Do I?: Request an item via e-delivery

Video and text directions to some of our FAQs

Text directions

If you're on campus, check out the box below the video for directions.

Distance student directions

You can request articles and book chapters via e-delivery in a few different ways. If you already have the citation information, the easiest way is to simply fill out the online request form. Click the Interlibrary Loan/E-Delivery link at the bottom of the library webpage. On the next screen click the Illiad Interlibrary Loan System link (Yes, even though you're doing e-delivery.)

Log into Illiad using your UD username and password.

Then you can click on Request an article or book chapter on the left side of the screen.

Then fill out the form with as much information as you have. Note the required fields in blue boxes on the screenshot below. and then click Submit Request. Not sure how to retrieve the article after we get it for you? Check out the directions.

Searching in a database and need an article that isn't full-text? Use the Find It @ UD link to request a copy or get it full-text. You can see those directions here Not sure how to retrieve the article after we get it for you? Check out the directions.

If you're requesting a book chapter, you can also find the book in our catalog first to save yourself some typing. Once you find the book in the catalog, click Request Item. (Be sure you have the book, not movie or audiobook version.)

Then in the Notes field of the next screen, tell us which chapter or section you need. Remember, the more specific with chapter numbers, titles or page numbers you are the easier it is for us.

When the scanned copies are available, you'll receive an email. Not sure how to retrieve the article after we get it for you? Check out the directions.

Video directions

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How to request an article using Find It @ UD link: text and video directions

How to retrieve articles or book chapters delievered by ILL or e-delivery: text and video directions

Text directions for on-campus

On campus directions

On campus e-delivery service allows you to request a digital copy of a portion of a book with a maximum of 30 pages or 10% of the book. This restriction is due to copyright issues. If requesting articles from our print journals, this limit is 3 articles per print issue.

Fill out the Request for E-delivery form, located at the Reference or Circulation (Front) Desk in the library. Put this slip in the book or journal you wish to have digitized. Do not turn in this slip without the book! Please write legibly.

Once scanned we'll send you an email with a link to ILLiad where the article will be. Not sure how to retrieve the article after we get it for you? Check out the directions.