Request an article - non- St. Louis area patrons and Online programs

Is the article available online?

Search the Journal/Magazine/Newspaper A-Z List using the title of the journal to determine if we have access to the journal online.

If the article is not available in full-text online

  1. When you find a citation in one of our databases you will save yourself time by using the Article Linker button to get to the Article Linker page where you'll find directions for requesting a copy of the article.
  2. If you've already setup your ClioWeb Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery account, you'll immediately see that the citation information has been filled in for you and you simply have to submit the request. If you don't have a ClioWeb account, you should create one first then re-request the article.

How long will it take for the copy of the article I've requested to arrive and how will I get it?

  • We will always place a request for an article on your behalf but do not guarantee that we'll find another library which is willing to supply us with a copy.
  • If we find a lender, it takes an average of 5-7 business days (excluding weekends and U.S. holidays) for the copy of the article to arrive.
  • Most lending libraries send us a digital copy of the article which we post to your Clio Web Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery Account.
  • We will contact you at the e-mail address you've provided when you created your Clio Web Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery Account when the article is either available for you to view or if we cannot find a lender. You may also, however, log into your Clio Web Interlibrary loan/Document Delivery account to view the status of your request(s) at any time.

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