How to get the journal article you need

In a hurry?
If you can wait 1-3 days...
  • UA Libraries Catalog

    If what you need is available on campus, then you can request to have the book placed on hold for you to pick up at the Law Library. Simply click on the "Request" button at the top of book's record.

  • OhioLINK Catalog

    Unable to find your book in the UA Libraries Catalog? Or is the book checked out or missing? Then you can search the OhioLINK catalog.

    If a member library has the book you need, you can request to have it sent to the Law Library for you to pick up. You can either search the OhioLINK catalog directly, or simply click on the "OhioLINK" button while viewing your search results, or a book's record, within the UA Libraries Catalog.


If you can wait 1-2 weeks...
  • Place an Interlibrary Loan request
    (Law students, faculty, and staff only. Bierce users: go here; Wayne users: go here.)

    If the book you need is unavailable through any of the above resources, then you can place an Interlibrary Loan request.

    The Law Library will try to locate the book in libraries across the country and, if necessary, worldwide.

    Books typically take 1-2 weeks to arrive, but there is no guarantee that we can borrow the book you need. Note that the Law Library will not request case books, study aids, or nutshells.

    When filling out the online request form, please provide as much citation information as possible. Please provide any extra notes or details in the "Comments" section of the form.

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