If you have a specific citation to an article, it may be available through one of the following:
Step 1: Check for online availability of the journal/article
Search the catalog for the journal title linked in #1 above and search for the title or ISSN of the journal. Alternatively, search for the article title/DOI via Easy Search (search box on library's home page).
Step 2: DocExpress
If an article/book chapter is not available in an electronic journal but the library owns a print copy, you may use DocExpress to order a scanned copy of the article to be sent to you. To do so:
Verify that the library owns the journal in print by following these steps:
Then, place a DocExpress request for the article.
Note: This service is free to graduate students, faculty, and staff. Undergraduate students are charged $5 per citation to use this service.
Step 3: Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Use ILL if you determine that the article/book chapter you are looking for is not available electronically or in print from the University of Illinois Library. To do so, follow these steps:
If you have any questions about DocExpress or Interlibrary Loan requests, please contact the Interlibrary Loan office at 217-333-0832 or 217-333-1958 or using this web form.