If you are unable to find a book or article through the library's catalogue or databases, you can make an interlibrary loan (ILL) request to obtain this material from another library.
To place an interlibrary loan request:
If you have any questions about this process, just ask for help at Campion Library, or you can check out the library's FAQ page on ILL. Please note that ILL can take days, or even weeks to complete (since the material is coming from another library), so it's a good idea to plan ahead and start your research early.
Quick Find is a search tool that will help you locate research materials in all four campus libraries. This is the tool that you will use to search for books (although you can search for many other types of materials as well, by changing the Resource Type filters). You can access Quick Find from the Library home page.
To search for books in Quick Find:
When carrying out research for your university classes, you will be asked to use scholarly (or academic) books and journal articles. Most books you will locate in our campus libraries using Quick Find will be scholarly; however, if you're unsure, there are a few questions you can ask yourself:
If you're still unsure, you can always ask a librarian for assistance.