If your item isn't found from that default search, then click on the words, "Click here to Search Beyond Partner Libraries" to search beyond the MnPALS partner environment.
If you locate an item in this search process and the options say "No online access" or "Check Partner Libraries," then
Sign in to HamCAT (if you haven't already done so)
and Click on the words, Get it For Me from Other Libraries.
Select from among the options it could provide. These could include
Online Availability OR Get a Physical Copy OR Need a Chapter?
Click on the Get It Button, fill out the form, and submit.
For faster access make sure that you have already searched HamCAT before filling out the blank
Interlibrary Loan Request online form.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) requests submissions in HamCAT are part of a series of changes to Interlibrary Loan and Scan on Demand (faculty) services that will improve how users submit and manage their requests.
* If you request an ebook through ILL, realize that you will probably be offered a print / physical copy of the book. Most libraries don't inter-lend ebooks due to licensing restrictions.
* You can still use WorldCat to look up citations, but you will now have to fill out a blank ILL form in HamCAT for your requests. The linking to ILLiad pre-populated forms from WorldCat will no longer be operational. We recommend you use HamCAT first, search by expanding beyond our partner libraries, and only use WorldCat if HamCAT provides zero results.
Difficult items to borrow through Interlibrary Loan:
No need for another sign in for ILLiad. A single sign on in HamCAT (Hamline Google) will allow users to see, request, and track Interlibrary Loans.
ILL offers all current Hamline faculty, staff, and students access to materials needed for coursework and scholarly research which are not currently available at Bush Library but are available at other libraries.