Q. I found an article that Drexel University Libraries doesn't have access to, what do I do?

I have found an article that does not have a link to the full text on a webpage or pdf.  Does Drexel have access to this?  What do I do to get the article?


If you have found an article that you need to request, follow the steps below to get access.

If you are in Summon, you may see a screen like the one below with a link to "Citation Online" below the article.  You can click on this to get to the next screen to request the article.

Citation Online

This will take you to a page that looks like the one below with a "Request" button. Click on that button.


Now you will need to log in using the link below, highlighted in yellow.

Sign in

Select your appropriate status and log in.


Once you are logged in, select "Request through InterLibrary Loan."

Interlibrary Loan

From here, you will be prompted to sign into Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad).

Illiad Logon

If you are a first time user, you will need to sign up and select submit.  Otherwise, log in.  See the FAQ on signing up for Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad)

Illiad Fields

The fields should self-populate with the information about the article. Check to see that they have done so correctly.  Note that first time users may need to go back to the page where they selected "Request through InterLibrary Loan" in order to populate the fields of the request form automatically.Submit

Then click on "Submit Request."  You will receive an email with instructions to download your article once it is ready.  If you are wondering how quickly your article will come, see our FAQ on checking when your article is ready.

  • Last Updated Sep 16, 2019
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  • Answered By Elise Ferer

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