Set Up an ILL Account for SHSUOnline Students

Spring 2020 Update: In consideration of the current situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all SHSU students are considered distance education students and are eligible for distance learning services for the remainder of the semester.
Application is not required during the library closure due to COVID-19. Please disregard the instruction below.

If you are ONLY taking classes off the main campus or online, and you live outside of Walker County, you may also be able to use the ILLiad website to request that books and articles from the Newton Gresham Library be sent to you by mail or email. To apply, you must set up an ILL account for Distance Learners with the form below. You must re-activate this account each semester

Do not set up this account UNTIL you actually want to REQUEST a book or article.


Steps required to use Interlibrary Loan Services for SHSUOnline Students:

  1. If this is the first time you're accessing ILLiad, log into ILLiad with your SHSU username and password, and verify or update your account settings.
  2. Submit the form below to set up an ILL account for Distance Learners. 
  3. Request Library books or articles through mail or email by submitting requests in ILLiad.

You must re-activate this account in each semester that you want to borrow books or articles.