Non UMB affiliated individuals may sign up for Loansome Doc.
Non-OCLC and non-Docline libraries may register to use our services via Lending Web by clicking the "First Time Users" link, and make requests from there.
UMB Students & Employees
Paid by individual schools
Loansome Doc (Articles only)
$25.00/article for Library materials
$35.00/article plus any required copyright fees for interlibrary loan
Lending Web Libraries
(Library materials only)
$11.00 for non-profit libraries
$35.00 for for-profit libraries (books only)
For materials in the Library, requests will be filled within 24 hours. Materials needing to be borrowed from another library may take longer. Please indicate the "Not Wanted After" date in the request.
The Library processes requests Monday through Friday, 7:30 to 4:00.
Check CatalogUSMAI to determine if the Library has the journal or book you need. For help using the catalog, Ask Us!
Complete an ILLiad request form. Indicate “Not Wanted After” date. Citations should be complete and non-abbreviated.
Arrival/Delivery of Requests
Article requests are delivered electronically:
Posted to your ILLiad account. You will receive an email notification that it has been posted with a link to access your account. Once you login, the article is in your 'Electronically Received Articles' where it will remain for 30 days. Charges, if applicable, apply whether or not the article is viewed.
Emailed to the email address specified in your ILLiad account information.
Books will be held at the HS/HSL Circulation desk for pick-up during library hours. You will be notified via e-mail that the book has arrived. Note: you are responsible to return the book to HSHSL on time to avoid charges imposed by the book lender.
Explanation of Selected ILLiad Statuses
Awaiting Copyright Clearance
The article requested must be reviewed to determine if any copyright fees need to be paid.
Awaiting Customer Response
The request is pending, waiting on your response to questions from Library staff. Please respond promptly to expedite the process.
In DD Stacks Searching
This item is available at the HS/HSL and is being retrieved from the stacks.
This item is not available at the HS/HSL and has been sent to a lending library for fulfillment. It may take 2-14 days to deliver the item.
Delivered to Web
The article is in your ILLiad account now and will stay there for 30 days before it is deleted. Please retrieve it promptly.
Awaiting Overdue Notice Processing
The item has been checked out to you and is now overdue. Please return the item promptly to avoid being blocked from ILLiad.
Awaiting Recall Processing
The lending library wants their book back immediately, regardless of the due date. Please return the item immediately.
Item Checked In
The item you returned has been received by the Library.