ILLiad is an online system for requesting library material via Dykes Library's interlibrary loan service. Once you have set up an ILLiad account, you may log in and use it to do the following:
Please log in below to get started using ILLiad. If you have any questions, click here for information, or call us at 913-588-5073. You may also refer to our Frequently Asked Questions About ILLiad (FAQ) page.
Average turnaround time for materials borrowed from other libraries*
Articles: 1.7 Days
Books: 6.8 Days
Average turnaround time for materials from A. R. Dykes Library*
Articles: 23.2 Hours
Books: 1.7 Days
*Fiscal Year 2013 statistics
Turnaround time is calculated from the time that a request is submitted to the time that the article is made available electronically and when the loan is available to the patron. Calculations include weekends.
|Total Items Provided||6,252|
|Total Items Borrowed||2,749|
Different fees are applicable depending on required delivery time, KUMC affiliation, and source of the materials (Dykes Library or another library).
The mission of the staff of A.R. Dykes Library of the Health Sciences is to work collaboratively with individuals and organizations seeking high quality health information.
If you have any questions about our Borrowing policies, please take a look at our FAQ page.
Login to ILLiad and choose View Checked Out Items. You may ask for one renewal per item. Books from Dykes Library collection can be renewed for one additional week unless there is a hold or the item has been recalled. Length of renewal on items borrowed from other libraries will vary according to the lending library's policies.
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|Address:||A.R. Dykes Library
University of Kansas Medical Center
2100 W 39th Ave
Kansas City, KS 66160
|IP address for Odyssey:||18.104.22.168|
The National Library of Medicine provides a clinical emergency service for health care providers delivering direct patient care under emergency circumstances. If the journal is available at NLM they will fill these requests within 2 hours of receipt during the hours they are open. Only those requests needed for emergency patient care qualify for this service. Fee information for clincial emergency requests can be found here: ILLiad Fees.
Emporia State University
Fort Hays State University
Kansas State University
Pittsburg State University
University of Kansas
University of Kansas Medical Center-Kansas City
University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Wichita State University
On July 1, 2019, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) will retire the Loansome Doc system due to declining use. As a result of this no new users will be able to create or submit requests.