Requesting Articles

Journal articles not available through the library can be requested using ILLiad. Article requests can be placed either using Full Text Finder generated forms or by manually entering citation information.


Full Text Finder


When you are searching a PCOM-licensed database, take advantage of Full Text Finder-generated ILLiad forms to request articles not available through the Library web site. The Full Text Finder icon changes depending on the database.

in PubMed, OneSearch and other EBSCOhost databases (Academic Search, AltMed, IPA, PsycINFO, etc.)

Linkto@PCOM in Google Scholar.

If the item is not available in the library collection, click the “Request this item through Interlibrary Loan” link.

Full text finder ILLiad Screenshot

You will be prompted to log in to ILLiad. After logging in to ILLiad, the request form will be pre-populated. Fill in any missing information and then click “Submit Request” to complete your request.


Manual Request


Alternatively, article requests can be placed manually using citation information. However, be sure to first check our electronic holdings to determine if we have access. You can search by journal title using Journal Locator.

To manually place an article request, first log in to ILLiad. After logging in, select Article in the left hand menu below New Request.

illiad article request menu screenshot

Enter as much citation information as possible to ensure quicker processing.

illiad article request form

Click “Submit Request” to complete your request.