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Health Science Center Distance Learning Students: Obtaining Materials

If you are a student in a distance learning program in one of the Health Science Center colleges - this page is for you.

Document Delivery

If you need to obtain a copy of an article or book that UF has only in pinrt, request the material using our new ILLIAD system.  Mail and electronic delivery options are available depending upon the format of the item you request.  Complete the forms with all of your citation and delivery information.  There is NO CHARGE for this service to distance learning students, but to avoid being charged, please make sure to indicate that you are a distance learning student and use your UF email.

Interlibrary Loan

I you need to access an article that UF does not own, use the Interlibrary Loan service by submitting a request through ILLiad.  Complete the forms with all of your citation and delivery information.  Because the information is coming from other libraries the turn around times vary, but articles are usually available in 24-48 hours.

Requesting Materials from UF

If you have an activated Gator 1 Card, you can come to the libraries and check out books from either the Borland Library in Jacksonville or the Health Science Center Libraries in Gainesville.  

Borrowing Materials from other University and College Libraries in Florida

If you are in Florida you may borrow material from other State University Libraries (SUL's) and college libraries.  You will need an activated Gator 1 card to identify yourself as a UF student.  For more information about borrowing materials, check with the library from which you wish to borrow.

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