Request SOU Books & Audio-Visual Items
Hold Shelf Period: Items that are not picked up within 5 days (print) and 3 days (audio-visual) will be returned into circulation.
- Log in to the Hannon Library Search
- Start your search on the Home Page under Find Books and Other Resources
- Search for the item by title, author, keywords, etc.
- If your title shows up, and there is a yellow dot labeled "Check Holdings", click on the "Get It" tab.
- Select your preferred Pickup/Delivery location from the drop-down menu (Hannon Library or Medford RCC. If you need to pick up at either the Table Rock or Grants Pass campus, indicate that in the comment field).
- Click the REQUEST button.
- You should see a message that your request was successful.
- If your request is cancelled, please request the item through Summit or Interlibrary Loan.
Distance Education/Online students: electronic delivery of locally owned articles and book chapters. We are not able to mail and deliver physical items at this time.
Request SOU Articles & Book Chapters
Local requests for articles or book chapters are available to SOU students, faculty, and staff only. Items should be requested through Interlibrary Loan and are delivered electronically via email.
- Search the Hannon Library Search to see if the item is available locally.
- If not available locally, update the "search scope" to Articles, Books & More
- If your title shows up, click on the "Get It" tab.
- Click on the link "...request item through Interlibrary Loan"
- Sign in using your SOU campus login credentials (first time users will need to register for an ILL account). The citation information from the catalog search should populate the form.
- If your item does not show up in the search, go directly to the ILL request form
- Make sure the mandatory fields marked with an asterisk are entered, and write any notes or comments in the Notes field.
- Click the Submit Request button
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for or later uses a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. SOU Hannon Library reserves the right to refuse to accept a request if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the request would involve violation of copyright law.