Self Serve Interlibrary Loan

What is Self Serve Interlibrary Loan? | How can I sign up? | Requesting an Interlibrary Loan | Getting Started: instructions | Link to INFOntario (http://info NULL.vdxhost NULL.com/en/zportal)

InfoOntario portal (http://info NULL.vdxhost NULL.com/en/zportal)
Click the logo above to go directly to the
self serve interlibrary loan system.

What is Self Serve Interlibrary Loan?

It is the patron interface to INFO, the provincial Interlibrary Loan network that WPL belongs to. Click here for the comprehensive 18-page manual. See below for instructions.

How can I sign up?

You will need a valid Library card and an Interlibrary Loan patron record created in the INFO system by our staff.
To register, provide your full name, address, home phone number and library card number in an email with the subject “Self serve loans” here (enotices null@null wellandlibrary NULL.ca).

Requesting an Interlibrary Loan

Once you’re sure that WPL does not have the item you’re looking for, you can request an Interlibrary Loan.

Getting Started: instructions

1.  Go to the link (http://info NULL.vdxhost NULL.com/en/zportal) on our library website.
2.  Select Sign in and enter the User ID and password provided by Library staff.
3.  Choose Welland Public Library as your library location from the Authentication Service menu.
4.  Select Standard or Advanced search.
5.  Note the Current Profile drop down menu – you will use these search profiles to do your searching.
6.  Select SOLS – Niagara Peninsula (shared) as your initial search profile.
7.  Enter keywords from the title and/or author. No matches from the first profile? Select a different profile.
8.  Select Details to verify that this is the item you want.
9.  Select Get it! to place your request. Item details are automatically entered in the interlibrary loan form.
10. Complete the form by selecting your preferred Pickup location from the drop down menu at the bottom of the form.
11. Click Submit to send your request.
12. There is no need to print the request. You can view your requests at any time using the My Requests  link.
13. Sign out when you are finished.