ILLiad

What is ILLiad?

ILLiad is an interlibrary loan (ILL) tool that allows you to:

  • Request articles not owned by Benedictine University Library
  • Request books that are not available through I-Share
  • Access delivered articles for 15 days

How do I log in to my ILLiad account?

  1. Click Interlibrary Loan in the Library menu bar.
  2. Click the ILLiad button.
  3. Enter your BenU network credentials. If you're a new user, you'll be prompted to set up your account.

How do I request an article?

From a Database
  1. If you find an article that you'd like to use in the Library databases but the full text is unavailable, click Request via interlibrary loan - ILLiad or click the Find Full Text button and then Request article delivery via ILLiad.
  2. Screenshot of Request via interlibrary loan link
  3. Enter your BenU network credentials. If you're a new user, you'll be prompted to set up your account.
  4. ILLiad will automatically populate the article request form with the citation information. Submit the form.
From a Citation
  1. Log in to ILLiad. (See "How do I log in to my ILLiad account?" above)
  2. In the left column, under New Request, click Article.
  3. Fill out the required fields and submit the form.

Where can I check the status of my requests?

  1. Log in to ILLiad. (See "How do I log in to my ILLiad account?" above)
  2. In the left column, under View, click Electronically Received Articles.

Screenshot of ILLiad Electronically Received Articles link

Questions?

Interlibrary Loan Department
(630) 829-6056
libill@ben.edu

 
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