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Request Items: Interlibrary Loan

Request books and articles that aren't available through GWU Libraries or the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC). How Do I > Request Items using Interlibrary Loan


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Step 1: Please confirm that neither GW Libraries nor member libraries of the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) provide access to the item(s) you need. Book or media titles should be searched in the Catalog and access to an article should be checked by conducting a journal title search.


Step 2 : From the GW Libraries homepage, hover over the Library Services menu and select Interlibrary Loan.


Step 3: On the Interlibrary Loan page, click "Place or Check Requests." 


Step 4: On the authentication screen, enter your university name, netID, and password.


Step 5: If you are making a new request, select either "Article" (i.e., journal or magazine article, book chapter, or conference paper) or "Book or Video."

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