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HIST 4950

History Seminar - Ancient History in Film. Dr. Byrd

For your Research

While searching for materials for your project, there will be times that you find a book or an article that Odum Library does not have. To get the book sent to you for free, you will need to use GIL Express or InterLibrary Loan. 

Follow the instructions on this page of the guide to ensure you have an account set up and learn how to make a request. 

InterLibrary Loan

InterLibrary Loan is a service that allows you to request books, book chapters, and articles that Odum LIbrary or the USG does not have to be physically sent to Odum LIbrary for you to pick up for sent to you electronically. 

If you have not used InterLibrary Loan before, you will have to make an account. 


The link to the login page can be found below, but it is also available on the Library Homepage. 



Creating an Account 

1. On the login page, enter your username (your Valdosta email address without the and the password that you use for MyVSU. If you see the Main Menu page - congratulations! You already have an account! If not, proceed to step two. 

2. Complete the registration form. This is a one-time form and you will not to fill it in again after this first time. Submit Information. 

Please note: We do NOT deliver books. Select Pick Up when asking about the delivery method.


Placing a Request

1. Login to your ILLiad account. 

2. Under "Make a Request" select the type of material you are requesting.

For example, if you are looking for a physical book delivered to campus for you to pick up, select "Get a Book or Other Format". 

3. Complete the form for requesting your book by plugging in the required information. 

4. Submit request.

You will receive an email when your book is ready to be picked up. You can find your book at the first floor circulation desk. Please have your OneCard with you when you go to check out.