Answered By: Gorgas Information Services
Last Updated: Jun 22, 2018     Views: 922

You may request an item from the Library Annex in person at the circulation desk or make this request electronically.

How to Request an Item from the Libraries Annex

If you begin a search in Scout

  1. Select the item you want
  2. Click the link titled Request This.
  3. Click the link titled Request Item and follow the directions.

Physical Volumes

  1. In the Libraries Catalog, find the record for the item you want.
  2. Make sure the location is “Annex”.
  3. Click on Request Item at the right of the page.
  4. Log into ILLiad. (You may see an error message because you’re not logged in — this can be ignored.)
  5. Choose Doc Delivery – Loan.
  6. Fill out the form with the information you have about the item. If you don’t have a complete citation, enter as much as you have and put N/A in any field unfilled in.
  7. Choose Submit Request.
  8. You should see “Book Request Received” at the top of the screen if all required fields were included.

Electronic Delivery of Journal Articles

  1. In the Libraries Catalog, find the record for the item you want.
  2. Make sure the location is “Annex”.
  3. Click on Request Item on the right of the page.
  4. Log into ILLiad. (You may see an error message because you’re not logged in — this can be ignored.)
  5. Choose Doc Delivery – Copy.
  6. If you don’t have a complete citation, enter as much as you have and put N/A in any field unfilled in.
  7. Choose Submit Request.
  8. You should see “Article Request Received” at the top of the screen if all required fields were included.

Need assistance in placing a request? Just ask.
Staff at any of the circulation desks will help you.

Contact the Libraries

Contact your liaison

Request a research consultation

Text us at 205-377-2920

Call or Visit our Branches

Bruno Business Library
205-348-1080

Gorgas Library
205-348-6047

Hoole Special Collections
205-348-0500

McLure Education Library
205-348-6055

Rodgers Library
205-348-2100