Requesting Articles through Interlibrary Loan

Locate an article you would like to request.  This example is from Academic Search in the EBSCOhost database:

If the full article is not available, click the “Find It?” button

find it

Clicking the “Find It?” button will take you to the following page where you will click on the “Online request form” link.

online request
Sign in to your Interlibrary Loan account using your BU user name and password

ILL sign in box

You will see a screen that shows the information needed to obtain your article. You will need to enter your status, your department and the date by which you need the article. Click the “Submit Request” button

submit request

The following screen indicates that your article request has been submitted:

 

request has been submitted

 

You will receive (usually within a couple of days) an email message with instructions on how to access your article.

For questions, please contact the Ask Us desk at 502-272-8317