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POLI 353: Federal Budget Process: Home

Prof. Ron Walters


This guide contains suggestions and links for finding materials for your course. Please don't hesitate to ask for help.

Requesting books through InterLibrary Loan (ILL)

USMAI libraries may not have all the materials you need for your research paper. If you locate sources that are not available in the System Libraries, you may request them through interlibrary loan.

Look for the   button to send a direct request to ILL (ILLiad) from any database or Worldcat.

Login using your username & password. First time users are required to register in the ILLaid system. 

To use the ILL service you will need to use your 14 digit barcode and last name to access the InterLibrary Loan database (ILLiad). 

It can take up to a week or longer to receive requested materials, so start your research early!

Book requests require you to indicate in the note field of the request form the location you prefer for pickup of the book. The location may be the Priddy Library or your home institution library

When the item comes in, you will be notified by e-mail

Some items will be available electronically in your ILLiad account; others you will pick up at the Circulation desk

LOGIN to ILLiad to enter information for a request, to check the status of a request, or to request a renewal. 

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