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How to request items from the Alliant Catalog
Search LINK+ from the Alliant Library catalog
If the item is not available at an Alliant campus, click the LINKplus tab above the catalog search box on the library's homepage. Note: There may be other editions or multiple records for the same item.
How to Request Items from the LINK+ Catalog
Search LINK+ directly?
- From the Alliant Library home page select LINK+ Catalog.
- Click the down arrow to search by title, author, or subject.
- Once you have located the correct item, click "[number] LINK+ libraries have this item" to check the status of the item.
- If item is available, click "REQUEST THIS ITEM."
- You will be taken to a screen with the following question "With which institution are you affiliated?" Choose "Alliant International Univ" from the pull down menu.
- Type your full name (as it appears on your ID card) and your six-digit ID number or14-digit barcode.
- Select a “Pickup Location.”
- Click "Submit above information".
- Remember to log out when finished.
A list of libraries that participate in LINK+ "pick-up elsewhere" program is available on the LINK+ web page. Link+ books can be delivered to a library near you, for pickup while you're away from the library where you are registered. If your library is participating in this service, you will notice new choices when placing a request. Choose from a number of different pickup institutions and have your Link+ books delivered to the most convenient location. Items must be picked up during regular library hours. Please check the pickup institution's hours before you visit.
To use Pick-Up Elsewhere
- Follow steps 1-6 listed above.
- When selecting your "Pickup Location" select participating LINK+ library from pull-down list. Do not select "Alliant International University" unless you wish to have items delivered to a different Alliant location.
- Follow steps 8-9 listed above.