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Nursing: Distance Learning Students

WIU Library Resource Guide for Nursing

Distance Education: ILL Services

The University Library's Interlibrary Loan (ILL) unit provides a variety of services to help distance learners gain access to books, articles, and other resources. The following information provides an overview of ILL services, policies and limitations for WIU-registered distance learners.

Qualifying for Distance Education Services

  • Affiliated users who may use this service are: current employees of WIU, retired faculty and staff of WIU, and active students enrolled at WIU who reside over 40 miles from WIU-Macomb and WIU-Quad Cities campus libraries.
  • Inactive graduate students who need to finish their research project should contact Interlibrary loan for further information.


  • Books ordered through ILLiad will be mailed to you.
  • Article Photocopies will be e-mailed to your ILLiad account.
  • Books ordered through I-Share should be picked up at the library chosen by the user in the "Choose pick-up library".

Health Sciences/Science Librarian