FYS: Destiny Research Guide

Guide for the Annotated Bibliography & Research Presentation Assignments

QuickLink to Interlibrary Loan

QuickLink to Interlibrary Loan Subject Guide

DeWitt created a subject guide all about interlibrary loan.  Click here to learn about ILL policies, wait times, renewals and the like.  

How to Interlibrary Loan an Article

When researching your topic, you may find materials you are interested in that are not available full-text.  Click on the Find it @ DeWitt link to access full-text from another database or request the article from Interlibrary Loan.

If the library does not have the article, another window will pop up with an option to request the material from Interlibrary Loan.

The Borrow This Item from Another Library link will direct you to the Interlibrary Loan login page. Enter your Northwestern network username and password, then click Sign In. The request form will be populated with your article information. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click Submit Request.

How to Interlibrary Loan a Book

When looking up your topic in WorldCat you may find books you are interested in that are not available in DeWitt's collection.  Those books are indicated with At Regional Libraries or At other libraries worldwide. Click on title.

You will see a link Borrow This Item from Another Library.

Once you click this button you will be directed to the Interlibrary Loan login page.  Enter your Northwestern network username and password, then click Sign In.  The request form will be populated with your WorldCat request information. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click Submit Request.