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Interlibrary Loan Instructions for Journal Staff

Interlibrary Loan Instructions for Journal Staff

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Your Journal Editor Will Instruct You to Either:

Submit ILLs under Your Own ILLiad Account Submit ILLs under the Journal's ILLiad Account

First Time ILLiad User:

  • Create your own account with a username & password.
  • Register with your name, Go Card, email, telephone.
  • Register as 'Student' status.

Registered User:

  • Submit requests under your account.
  • For forgotten username, contact the ILL Office, 202-662-9154 (M-F 9-5)
  • For forgotten password, on ILLiad page, click on Forgot Password? link & check your email, or contact the ILL Office.

Editors will provide you with the journal's ILLiad username & password.

  • Editors: Log into the journal ILLiad account, check under Tools > Change User Information for any contact information that needs to be updated, e.g. email and telephone.
  • For questions about journal ILLiad accounts, contact the ILL Office, 202-662-9154 (M-F 9-5).
In the ILLiad request form, within the Use of Material field, include your journal's name. In the ILLiad request form, within the Use of Material field, include your name, or any internal notation required by your editor.
You will be the point of contact and shall receive emailed questions, arrival notices, reminders and overdue messages. The journal office/editor will be the point of contact and shall receive emailed questions, arrival notices, reminders and overdue messages. (The editor may then forward any relevant messages to the ILL submitter).
ILL books that arrive will be held under your name at the Williams Circulation Desk. ILL books that arrive are delivered into the journal's mailbox located behind the Office of Journal Administration reception desk (Williams, 1st Floor), not inside the journal office. If the book is not in the outer mailbox area, then check in the office in case a staff retrieved it already.
Copies of pages are deposited electronically into your ILLiad account. Copies of pages are deposited electronically into the journal's ILLiad account.
You are responsible for returning borrowed ILLs. They can be returned to Williams Circulation Desk, the Library Book Drop Boxes, or the library bins in the Office of Journal Administration. The journal is responsible for returning borrowed ILLs. They can be returned into the library bins in the Office of Journal Administration, Williams Circulation Desk, or the Library Book Drop Boxes.
Borrowed ILL materials should be held in your possession, not kept in the journal office, nor handed to another journal staff. Borrowed ILL materials should be housed in the journal office and not circulated to a journal staff for non-office use.

 

Requesting a Book

  • You may search for a book title through WorldCat and then submit an ILL request through it if Georgetown Law does not own the material, or if our copy is not readily available. See the tutorial: Borrowing from Non-Georgetown Institutions.
  • Alternatively, you may manually fill the ILLiad Book request.
ILLiad Form Field What to Enter
Authors/Editors (required field) If there is neither, then enter "N/A".
Title (required field) If manually entering the form, enter title as it appears cited, do not abbreviate yourself, do not guess the full title.
Date of Publication &/or Edition Enter especially if you need a certain version. If nothing is entered, the more widely held version will be borrowed.
Use of Material (required field)
  • Enter your name or internal office notation if submitting request under journal's ILLiad account.
  • Enter your journal's name if submitting request under your ILLiad account.
  • Enter other helpful information such as "Need vol. 2"

 

Requesting a Copy of a Journal or Newspaper Article

  • You may search for an article title through OneSearch and then, if necessary, submit an ILL request.
  • Or manually fill out the ILLiad Photocopy request form.
ILLiad Form Field What to Enter
Periodical title (required field) If not submitting through OneSearch, enter or copy the title as cited, do not abbreviate yourself, do not guess the full title.
Volume
  • In Bluebook citation style, this is the number typically preceding the title of a consecutively paginated journal.
  • In other citation style, the volume may be found following the journal title and preceding a parenthetical issue number and pagination, e.g. 6 (2): 124-132.
Year (required field) For newspaper article, enter the full date, i.e. month, date and year.
Inclusive Pages (required field) If you only have the starting page, then enter as "124-end." Otherwise, just that one page may be supplied.
Article Title (required field) If not submitting through OneSearch, enter or copy article title as it appears in your found citation, do not abbreviate or shorten.
Use of Material (required field)
  • Enter your name or internal office notation if submitting request under journal's ILLiad account.
  • Enter your journal's name if submitting request under your ILLiad account.

 

Requesting a Copy of Pages Out of a Book, Reporter, etc.

Using ILLiad Photocopy Form:

ILLiad Form Field What to Enter
Title (required field) Enter title as cited, do not abbreviate yourself, do not guess the full title.
Year (required field) Enter publication year or edition, If nothing is entered, then the most widely held version may be used.
Inclusive Pages (required field)
  • Enter "See below".
  • Enter necessary information in Article/Chapter Title field.
  • Do not insert lengthy pagination information into this field.
Article/Chapter Title (required field)

Enter chapter or section title if available. Include lengthy pagination info into this field.

  • Example for book chapter: "Title pg, copyright pg, pp.32-45" or "Title pg, copyright pg, Chap. 6"
  • Example for encyclopedia/dictionary: "Title pg, copyright pg, entry for Search & Seizure"
  • Example for legal reporter: "Title pg, copyright pg, § 32.15"
  • Example for statute: "§§ 40-23-191 through 40-23-199 (1975), eff. Oct. 1, 2015"
  • Example for statute-at-large: "2014 N.C. Sess. Laws 767"
Use of Material (required field)
  • Enter your name or internal office notation if submitting request under your journal's ILLiad account.
  • Enter your journal's name if submitting request under your ILLiad account.

 

Using ILLiad Book Form:

  • Search for the book, reporter, encyclopedia, etc. title through WorldCat.
  • You may submit an ILL request through WorldCat if Georgetown Law does not own a copy or its copy is not readily available. See tutorial: Borrowing from Non-Georgetown Institutions.
  • For copies out of books, etc., it does not matter if item is held at main campus or by WRLC member libraries. Use ILL.
ILLiad Form Field What to Enter
Use of Material (required field)
  • Enter your name or internal office notation if submitting request under your journal's ILLiad account.
  • Enter your juornal's name if submitting request under your ILLiad account.
  • Enter copying instruction or citation:
    • Example for book: "Title pg, copyright pg, pp.32-45" or "Title pg, copyright pg, Chap. 6"
    • Example for encyclopedia/ dictionary: "Title pg, copyright pg, entry for Search & Seizure"
    • Example for statute: "§§ 40-23-191 through 40-23-199 (1975), eff. Oct. 1, 2015"
    • Example for statute-at-large: "2014 N.C. Sess. Laws 767"