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I-Share requests

Request a Book from I-Share
https://www.screencast.com/t/Ca1E02DL2dX

The new Milner Library/I-Share Catalog login is your ULID and password, so account creation is no longer required.

NOTES:

  • Not all I-Share libraries are loaning items due to the pandemic. Check the I-Share Institutions with AFN enable status section on this page for a list showing which I-Share libraries are and are not loaning items.
  • Although Milner Library has now transitioned to appointment only and virtual services, physical items may still be requested using curbside pickup.
  • Please see the How to Request a Book for Curbside Pickup help video for a video tutorial showing how to request a Milner book for curbside pickup and explanations of curbside pickup for Milner, I-Share, and Interlibrary Loan books.
  • Milner Library discovered a glitch arising from selecting a needed before date when requesting an item, and is working to fix the glitch. At this tiime, please do not enter a needed before date.

This video shows how to find and request items from other Illinois (I-Share) libraries via the I-Share catalog.  It includes a segment (part 5 on table of contents) about how to request an I-Share book for pickup at an I-Share library near you.

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How to Search for a Book in I-Share When a Milner Library Catalog Search Fails
https://www.screencast.com/t/Gcir44ueqEy

The new Milner Library/I-Share Catalog login is your ULID and password, so account creation is no longer required.

NOTES:

  • Not all I-Share libraries are loaning items due to the pandemic. Check the I-Share Institutions with AFN enable status section on this page for a list showing which I-Share libraries are and are not loaning items.
  • Although Milner Library has now transitioned to appointment only and virtual services, physical items may still be requested using curbside pickup.
  • Please see the How to Request a Book for Curbside Pickup help video for a video tutorial showing how to request a Milner book for curbside pickup and explanations of curbside pickup for Milner, I-Share, and Interlibrary Loan books.
  • Milner Library discovered a glitch arising from selecting a needed before date when requesting an item, and is working to fix the glitch. At this tiime, please do not enter a needed before date.

This video shows how to find a book that is not available at Milner Library by finding and requesting the item from another Illinois (I-Share) library.

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See the Request a Book from I-Share video for a tutorial of how to request I-Share items to be sent to an I-Share Library near you for pickup.