Ordering an item not listed in NLM's OPAC (LocatorPlus)

To request the loan of materials that are not in listed LocatorPlus, do the following:

 

STEP

Action

1

Select Requests from the DOCLINE Main Menu.

2

Select Borrow.

3

Select Manual.

4

Fill out the bibliographic and citation fields as completely as possible in the "Citation Input" form.

5

Select Type: Journal or Monograph from pull-down menu.

6

Select NEXT or FINISH NOW.

7

Review the "Routing Instructions" screen, modifying the M/A/N Map Routing as appropriate for this item.  The request will only route to active libraries in the M/A/N Map that match the other routing instructions.

 

To add or replace a library entry in the M/A/N Map, enter a valid LIBID in the desired cell. Click the question mark to the right of the LIBID to view the library's ILL information. To remove a library from the routing for a particular request, delete it from the M/A/N Map.

 

Note: If the item is not in LocatorPlus, NLM does not own the item.  Deselect NLM.

8

Select NEXT or FINISH NOW.

9

Edit delivery address on "Delivery Address" screen as needed.

10

Select FINISH to complete your request.

NOTE: Click PREVIOUS to return to the previous Borrow input screen.

11

Click the linked request number to view the request.

12

To print the request once you have displayed the item, use your browser's print feature.

 

Note: All requests ordered manually will route on your library's M/A/N Map.

 

 

Additional resources:

Completing the routing instructions page

Routing of monographs and non-NLM serial requests