This is your "How To" guide for doing research for your assignments. It takes you through the research process, from understanding your assignment and choosing your topic to finding, evaluating and citing sources about your topic.
4. Click Sign In: Current Pacific University students, faculty, and staff. You'll be directed to sign in with your PUNetID.
5. If you click your name in the upper-right corner of the page, you should be able to see a summary of your loans, renewals, holds, and fines. It also includes your Summit requests (requests from other Summit libraries).
Get Started Step 2: Register for Your Interlibrary Loan Account
Next, register for your ILLiad (Interlibrary Loan) account.
This is your account for Interlibrary Loan items (e.g., articles and books) that you request through other libraries when they're unavailable through Pacific University Libraries or Summit.
Learn more about requesting items from other libraries (through Summit or ILLiad) or for purchase.
If you're studying or working far from Forest Grove or Hillsboro, or unable to come to the Forest Grove or Hillsboro campus for any reason, we're here to help you succeed. You have access to Pacific’s electronic resources like you would on campus. Physical library materials can be sent to you, always free of charge (and with free return shipping if needed).
For physical library materials, such as books and DVDs, our Interlibrary Loan team will send items right to your mailing address, free of charge. Physical items generally take 10-14 days, plus a few days for shipping to you. Items come from many different libraries. Interlibrary Loan always attempts to get items to you as quickly as possible so please let us know about any questions or concerns email@example.com. Before the due date, mail loans back to us with the free prepaid FedEx ground label in your package.