Library Research Guide
In the course of your research, you will probably discover articles and books that are not immediately available to you either because K-State Libraries do not own them or because they are currently checked out. When this happens, chances are very good that you can still get these items by requesting them through Interlibrary Loan.
Essential Facts about our Interlibrary Loan Service:
The Get It button:
If you use one of our databases that is powered by Get It (most of them are), you will see a Get It button whenever the database tells you about a resource but that specific database does not have the full item. For example, if you search the Web of Science databases with the term, flora Galapagos you would see the following among the results:
What happens when you click the Get It button:
When you click a Get It button, you will be connected to Search It, the Libraries' discovery tool.
If the Libraries' have the item electronically, you will see a menu showing you links you can use to view the item online.