Answered By: Ben Blanks
Last Updated: Apr 28, 2020     Views: 143

How to search for print books in the library:

  1. Go to the library homepage at
  2. Click the All button to the left of the Search Anything bar.  Change it to Books.
  3. Click the Print Books button below the Search Anything bar.
  4. Type the title of the book that you are looking for, then click Go.
  5. If your book pops up in the list (and is not on reserve or unavailable), you can request the book through interlibrary loan. Proceed to How to request the print book through InterLibrary Loan.

How to request the print book through InterLibrary Loan:

  1. Go to the library homepage at
  2. Go to the top right to the Research dropdown menu.  Click Interlibrary Loan.
  3. Select Online Students from the box on the left.
  4. The Online Students page explains our policies, including delivery times.  When you are ready, go to the gray ILLiad box to the right and click Create Account.
  5. Click First Time Users Click Here at the bottom of the next screen.
  6. Enter in your information, then click Submit Information.  ILLiad, our interlibrary loan system, is independent of your Liberty account, so you can enter in whatever password you would like.
  7. Once you have created your account, log in, then click Book under New Request to the left.
  8. Type in the publication information of the book you would like to request.  Try to be as specific as possible. When you are ready, click Submit Request.  You should receive an email when your item is ready to ship.

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