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Virtual Library Services: Reserves

This guide will serve to assist in accessing our services and resources virtually.

Requesting Scanned Research Chapters

We have limited reserve textbooks available electronically. You may request one chapter, or up to 1/10th, of a reserve book to be scanned and delivered to you electronically via Interlibrary Loan. 

1. Locate your textbook using the textbook lookup

2. Login to MyILL using your portal login information

3. Create a new request and select "Reserve Chapter" 

4. Fill out the book title, author, and requested pages

*Note: we are able to fill requests for one chapter or up to 1/10th of the item at a time

The pages will be scanned and sent via document delivery. You will receive an email with a link to download the scan. Please allow up to 3-5 business days. 

Note: Reserve titles we have access to at this time include:

  • Work in the 21st century : an introduction to industrial and organizational psychology / Frank J. Landy, Late Professor Emeritus, Penn State University, Jeffrey M. Conte, San Diego State University. 
  • Biomaterials : the Intersection of biology and materials science / J.S. Temenoff, A.G. Mikos. 
  • Computational methods for engineers with matlab applications / James Riggs. 
  • Introduction to data mining / Pang-Ning Tan, Michigan State University, Michael Steinbach, University of Minnesota, Anuj Karpatne, University of Minnesota, Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota. 
  • Distance between us : a memoir / Reyna Grande. 
  • Digital design : with an introduction to the Verilog HDL, VHDL, and system Verilog / M. Morris Mano, Emeritus Professor of Computer Engineering, California State University, Los Angeles, Michael D. Ciletti, Emeritus Professor of Electrical and Computer En
  • Motorola MC68000 microprocessor family : assembly language, interface design, and system design / Thomas L. Harman, David T. Hein. 

COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Electronic Resource Purchase Policy

In order to support teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, Galvin Library will try to purchase access to electronic materials upon instructor request. Electronic access is subject to vendor availability and user and/or time limits, though resources will be purchased in a way that best replicates our in-person access to our print textbook collection to allow for appropriate access. This may result in resources being restricted to a single user for a limited checkout period, when that option is available. Some items may not be available in an electronic format, or may not be purchased at the discretion of the Collections and Resources Steering group, for reasons such as accessibility issues or inflated pricing. Items requested for purchase should not replace students’ purchasing of required course materials. They are meant to supplement teaching and learning and serve as a back-up when a student is unable to access their required materials. Students experiencing financial difficulties should contact the financial aid office to explore options. 


When possible, instructors are urged to use Open Educational Resources and/or resources already available through Galvin Library. Instructors may contact their subject specialist for more information.

Other Materials

Unfortunately, AV and other non-print or electronic materials will not be accessible at this time. 

Contact Us

The best way to contact us is via email at library@iit.edu.

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