IDIS 101: ESL: Get the Full Text

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Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free service that allows Knox students, faculty and staff to request materials from other libraries.

ILL facts:

* Request books, audiovisual, and journal articles

* Items arrived, on average, in 5-7 days

* Materials should be course-related

    To sign up for an account, register on ILLiad, the Knox Library ILL software.  

    More information about ILLiad


    Get the Full Text!

    When searching Library databases and looking through bibligraphies, you may identify journal articles of interest. How do you find the full text of an article?

    If you are in a Knox database:

    • look for a full text link in the database you are using
    • use the Find It! button available in the article citation to find full text in other Knox databases

    If you have a citation from a database or bibliography:

    Finally, if the article is not available in full text or in the library, request the article via Interlibrary Loan.


    In-depth information on Interlibrary Loan