I-Share is a consortium of over 70 academic libraries in Illinois. Use it to request books.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
For materials not available through I-Share use Interlibrary Loan. The easiest way to request an Interlibrary Loan is from within a database such as Academic Search Premier and clicking the "Get-It!" button.
Begin searching in the Library Catalog:
Note: For a "Start of Title" you need to know exactly what you're looking for. It's not the best search to use when you're doing a topical search
To find Reference books that contain information on your issue or event, go to the catalog's "Advanced Search" and set the limits to the location "Reference Area (BML)."