ScienceDirect has thousands of cutting edge articles in a large range of subjects.  This guide will show you how to order articles from this resource via the Alumni Library's Interlibrary Loan Service.

Articles you order will be emailed to you within 2-3 days.

To use this guide use the arrows below to navigate through the directions. 

Find and Order articles in ScienceDirect

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In the middle of the library home page is a tabbed search box. 

Click on the Resources by Subject tab and select the All Databases A-Z link.

Scroll down and click the ScienceDirect link.

Find and Order articles in ScienceDirect

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Use the search box  at the top of the page to find articles and e-book chapters.

You can click a title in the search results to find out more about the document such as the abstract, illustrations, graphs, and bibliographic information. 

Find and Order articles in ScienceDirect

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To order an article:

  • Click on Order Document and fill in your contact information.
  • The Interlibrary Loan Librarian will send you your article within 2-3 days!

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