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Research Introduction

With the challenges presented by the Fall 2020 semester and the increased dependence on the UVA Library's online resources, this guide is intended to walk you through the basics of access to our online databases as well as tips and tricks for honing your

Using ILL for the First Time

For anything that that we don't have in the collection, you can request through Inter-Library Loan or ILL. 

There are two ways to request materials through ILL 

  • If you know the citation and just need to fill out the request form. 
  • If you've gotten to the "We don't have this in the collection" page using the Find@UVA button. 

The tutorials below will walk you through the basic of navigating the UVA Library ILL. They're a slide presentation with short videos but there is no sound. 

Using ILL When You Have the Citation

ILL By Citation by Maggie

ILL Requests Using the Find@UVA Button

ILL Find@UVA by Maggie