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School of Nursing - EBP: What if It's Not Online?

Obtain Articles Not Available Online

  • The Library can make copies or scans of items we own.
  • The Library can get copies of items NOT available in our Library by borrowing from libraries throughout the U.S. There is no charge for this service.
  • ILLiad is the request system for borrowing from other libraries or asking for scanned copies of items we own.
  • Use your UTMB email username/password to log into ILLiad.
  • Most articles are delivered electronically through your ILLiad account.  When an item you requested is available, you will receive an email prompting you to connect to your ILLiad account. Once logged in, click the Delivered Requests link from the menu on the left.
  • Delivered articles (or .pdf files) remain in ILLIad for 30 days. If you will need access to your article after 30 days, be sure to save it elsewhere.
  • Books and items that cannot be delivered electronically will be held at the Information Desk on the 2nd floor of the Library. You should receive an email notice to pick up the requested material.

How to Request Articles via ILLiad

From the Find It@UTMB Button

  1. Click on the via ILLiad (no charge) link.
  2. Login with your UTMB email username and password.
  3. The form is completed for you, except for the last question.
  4. Answer the last question and click the Submit Request button.

From ILLiad

  1. Log into ILLiad with your UTMB email username and password.
  2. For Articles, click Article under the New Request section.
    For Books, click Book or Book Chapter under the New Request section.
  3. Complete the form. Required information is designated in red.
  4. Click the Submit Request button.

Ask a Librarian

Reference Librarians are available Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm

 Call: 409-772-2372
 Text: 409-433-9976
 Email 
(askus [at] utmb [dot] libanswers [dot] com)