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Sign Up for ILLiad

  • Sign up for ILLiad
  • Click on First Time Users
  • Agree to the terms
  • Fill out registration form

Use a username and password that you will remember.

When will I receive the materials I requested on ILLiad?

  • ​Article/photocopy requests: 4-10 working days
  • Book, book chapter, and thesis/dissertation requests: 7-14 working days

Is there a charge for library materials I request on ILLiad?

  • No charge to the Midwestern University community

For more information about using ILLiad, see:

How to Request Articles

You can request articles not available through Midwestern University library's subscriptions.

  • Find an article reference from within a database like PubMed
  • Click on the Get It @ MWUbutton
  • Request from ILLiad
  • Form will fill in with article information
  • Not wanted after date is required
  • Submit request

Cannot find the article reference in a database?

  • Sign into ILLiad
  • Fill in the boxes marked with the red asterisk
  • Submit request

You will receive an email when your materials are available.

How to Request Books

You can request books that are not in the Midwestern University library collection.

  • Log into ILLiad
  • Select Book, Book Chapter or Thesis/Dissertation from New Request link
  • Fill in the boxes marked with the red asterick
  • Not wanted after date is required
  • Submit request

You will receive an email when your materials are available.

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