If you need an article or document that is not available from the Samuel C. Williams Library, the Interlibrary Loan Department & Document Delivery Service department can get it for you from other libraries. 

Placing Requests

Please Note: The Library cannot obtain the following:

  • Documents that are already available through the Samuel C. Williams Library's subscription databases or print periodicals
  • Entire issues of periodicals - we can get individual documents only. No more than 3 articles per issue of a journal will be filled in one calendar year to comply with copyright laws. 
  • Rare or archival materials, including manuscripts
  • Most standards including ISO or ANSI standards
  • Harvard Business Publishing cases
  • Chapters of books 
  • Other items subject to copyright limitations

To request a document:: visit the Interlibrary Loan Request Portal, here.  

Costs and Turnaround

  • Cost: Document Requests are Free. 
  • Turnaround time: Usually 3-10 business days.