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Interlibrary Loan: Home

This guide will show you how to borrow books and articles from other libraries.

Interlibrary Loan and Reference Librarian

Kathy Whittenton
Contact:
The Mabee-Simpson Library Office #206
870-307-7505
Website / Blog Page

What If There Isn't a Form for ILL?

 

Sometimes the databases don't have an interlibrary loan form.  When this happens simply copy and paste the citation and send to:  ill@lyon.edu.

It's that simple.

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  • Books take anywhere from 10 to 14 days to arrive.
  • Books cost .50 cents for the loan.
  • Books can be picked up at the front desk of the library.
  • Articles may arrive in one to 5 days and there is no charge.
  • The loan department will contact you by email when items are ready to be picked up.

Search for Books in WorldCat Discovery

WorldCat Discovery searches for books and articles in our library and nationwide.  It also provides an ordering platform so books or articles can be borrowed from other libraries.  Watch for the red "Request" button.  Click and complete the form!  Requests are fulfilled in 14 days or less.

Request or Borrow A Book in WorldCat Discovery

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Clicking on this red "Request Item" button in WorldCat Discovery will automatically populate your ILL request form with the information needed to process your request.  All you have to do is provide contact information and click the submit button.  Be sure to enter your student ID number!

Most of the articles that aren't full text have a link that says  "Fill Out An ILL Form For This Article or Order Document"  Once the new window pops up, the form automatically populates your ILL request form with the information needed to process your request.  All you have to do is complete the contact information and click the submit button.  

 

Also "Check Library Holdings In Your Area" or "Check For Full Text."  These links can search the rest of our databases and possible find your article quickly.

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Sunday: 2 p.m. - Midnight
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.- Midnight
Friday: 8 a.m. -7 p.m.
Saturday: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.

MSlibrary@lyon.edu
870-307-7205
2300 Highland Road

Batesville, AR  72501

How Do I Login?

When off-campus, Lyon College faculty, staff, and students please use your Lyon user ID of: first.last@lyon.edu and your password to login.

Community members who have purchased a card can use lyonguest@lyon.edu and a password provided by the front desk at: 870-307-7205. Only members in good standing can use our webpages from off-campus.

Having issues logging in?  Clear your cache (CTRL + SHIFT + DEL) and try again.

If you have problems accessing the databases please call Lyon support at:  870-307-7555 or contact support@lyon.edu.

 

 

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