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||9,353||9,254||6,252|
|Total Items Borrowed||3,959||3,073||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 want an item only if we can borrow it for free, select Provide Only If Free-KUMC Only from the payment methods pull-down window. If the item cannot be obtained for you for free, you will be notified by e-mail, and given the option to resubmit your request if you are willing to pay the fee.
If you have other 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.
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.
Loansome Doc is another online system through which PubMed users can order documents. See our fee information page to determine costs. Citation information does not have to be retyped when ordering via Loansome Doc. Simply check the box next to the citation you wish to order.
For more information about Loansome Doc, click here.