How to Get Research Help

Check the Library

Found an article that is not in full text? 

Check the library first to see if you have access.  Copy and paste the title of the article into the search box and if the article comes up in the search you should have access via the library.  

Student Article Request Policies

Who is eligible?

  • Graduate level students.
  • Undergraduate students with approval from faculty

Note! If you are a faculty member, please go to the faculty request page to get started.

How long does it take to get an article?

Requests are processed M-F during business hours and may take up to 7-20 business days to be received. 

What type of materials can be ordered?

Only scholarly research articles for assignments will be requested.

Items that cannot be ordered include:

  • Articles that will only be used for discussion posts
  • Conference abstracts, editorials, and non-research articles
  • Print and media items, like Books, CDs, and DVDs/Blu-Rays

Please note that all articles requested may not be available for us to purchase.

How many articles can be requested?

  • No more than 5 articles per day
  • No more than 10 articles per user in a calendar year. If additional articles are needed, faculty approval will be required. 

Limitations

  • The maximum cost for a single article request is set to $45. We can order articles that exceed this cost on a case by case basis. The ordering of these articles will count for two toward the total of the 10 articles allowed per calendar year.
  • Articles are ordered only to be used by the requesting user and are not to be redistributed or included in courses.  

Student Article Request Form

Complete the Article Request Form to Get Started

Requests may take 7-20 business days to be delivered. The librarians can help you find alternate information for your topic. Use the Get Connected page of this guide to connect to a librarian.

Have a question about your request or the service? Email a librarian at CUInterlibraryLoan@chamberlain.edu