Blended Learning Guide: Resources

Library resources and services for blended courses.


Library materials can be accessed on and off campus.  Off campus users will need to log in to access article databases and reserves.

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Interlibrary Loan

Need something that Western Libraries does not have?  Use interlibrary loan, Summit or ILLiad, to get your materials. 

Use Summit to get books and media from regional libraries. 

Use ILLiad to get articles. 


Use Summit to get books and media from regional libraries



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Western Libraries doesn't have what you need?

Use Summit to request items from regional libraries. 

This service is free for faculty and students.  

Summit doesn't have what you need? Need an article?

Use ILLiad to request items from other libraries.

Learn more about Summit (aka Orbis-Cascade Alliance)


Use ILLiad to get articles

and items not available at Western or Summit.

InterLibrary Loan

ILLiad (Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery) is used primarily for articles.  It can also be used to request physical library items.   


Article not available through Western Library's databases?

Use ILLiad to get access.  


Physical item not available at Western nor Summit?  

Use ILLiad to request a loan.  


This service is free for faculty and students.   


Articles will usually be emailed to you, typically within 5-7 working days or sooner.  Open link within 10 days or you will be fined for frivoulous requests.  You will have access to the article for 30 days.  


Physical items due dates are determinded by the library it comes from.