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Online Learning Resources

Interlibrary Loan Access

Online learning students can use UC's interlibrary loan system (ILLiad) to request articles and book chapters.
The interlibrary loan service you use depends on your UC college enrollment.

To log in to ILLiad, use the appropriate link for your college (see below). Use your UC Central Login username (6+2) and password. 

If you have not used ILLiad before, you will be prompted to complete a registration form before you can submit requests.  Enter the following information during registration:

  • In the STATUS field, choose: Distance Educ Student

  • In the PICK-UP LOCATION field, choose the library, for example: Langsam Library

West Campus, UC Clermont, and UC Blue Ash patrons
through the University of Cincinnati Libraries ILLiad system.

West Campus includes:

  • Carl H. Lindner College of Business
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning
  • College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services
  • College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • College-Conservatory of Music

See links to tutorials below.

East Campus patrons (Health Sciences Library)
should the HSL ILLiad login

East Campus includes:

  • College of Allied Health Sciences
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Pharmacy

Note: The system requires a pick-up location for processing; however, requested articles will be delivered electronically to your ILLiad account.. 
For more information, contact Interlibrary Services Department at

Get an Article or Book Chapter

If an electronic version of the journal title or the desired issue is not available from UC Libraries sources, you can make specific article requests via Interlibrary Loan (login as described above).

Interlibrary Loan FAQ and Tutorials

ILLiad Tutorials

West Campus

Health Sciences Libraries

University of Cincinnati Libraries

PO Box 210033 Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0033

Phone: 513-556-1424

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