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Conducting a Literature Review for Health Sciences: Acquiring Documents 2

Can't Find What You Are Looking For?

No library owns everything!

If we don't have what you're looking for, we'll borrow it for you from another library:

  • printed books
  • journal articles
  • conference papers
  • technical reports
  • theses
  • standards
  • patents

This is a FREE service provided by the UA Libraries through InterLibrary Loan (ILL) Services. Journal articles may be downloaded or printed directly on your InterLibrary Loan account. Books need to be picked up at the UA Libraries.

If you don't have an account, create an account on the INTERLIBRARY LOAN main page and follow the link for "First Time Users" and fill in the form to create a new account. You'll be able to start using ILL Services right away.

Requesting Articles not available at UA

To request items not available at the University of Akron using your InterLibrary Loan (ILL) account. ILL is a free document delivery system for UA affiliates (students, faculty, and staff).  Create an ILL account to use this service HERE.  
To request articles from journals, follow these quick steps below. In the example below, the article is not available electronically or in print/paper.  Therefore, one can submit an InterLibrary Loan (ILL) request by clicking on the "Request this item through interlibrary loan" link.