Interlibrary Loan: How To
To obtain a book that is not in our collection, you can request for it to be sent to you from another UConn campus, or from another university. Instructions for each:
1. Requesting books from another UConn campus.
First, sign in by clicking at the top right of the screen on the library's home page.
Then, search the library's catalog, and click on Find on Shelf in the record.
Next, click on Request from UConn.
Fill out the fields, and be sure to put your campus' pick up location.
2. Requesting books not owned by UConn
First. create (or sign into) your MyILLiad account from Accounts at the top right of the library home page.
Once you're in, click on the proper new request for your item. Complete the form and click Submit.
Books will provide you with:
Reputable analyses of a topic
Overview of the larger issue
Bibliographies to find other sources
To search for books (print and electronic), go to the library home page and click on Find, then General Search.
Then, select Books, Media, and More and enter your search terms.
Use keywords, titles, or authors names and combine terms using AND (must be in capital letters).
social media AND elections AND united states