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OK, Now I've Found Them, How Do I Get Them?

Items in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library (McMinnville Campus):

  • Books- consult the library map for call # location.
  • Videos/CDs and Other Media- ask at the EMS (Educational Media Services) desk or look in the EMS stacks.
  • Microform Items- in microform cases. Check the map of Nicholson Library for location. Ask for help using the readers at the circulation desk.
  • Government Documents- check the map of Nicholson Library. Some gov. docs. are in print; others are on microfiche. (Some gov. docs. are on the Internet. Try a title search in
  • Journal Articles- first, check the "Search for full text" links in the database or do a journal title search in Periodicals@Linfield to be sure we own the journal and issue you need. The item record will indicate whether the journal is in print or on microfilm. There will also be a link to any issues of the journal that may available full text online.

Items at the Portland Campus:

  • For books- click on the request button.
  • Request articles in journals at the Portland campus through Step 3 of the "Search for Full Text" or "Links" links in the databases or through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

DCE Students: go to Delivery of Library Material for items at the McMinnville and Portland campuses. Questions? Contact Carol McCulley.

Summit Books:

  • Request online using your CatNet ID and password.
  • You will be notified by e-mail when your Orbis Cascade Alliance (Summit) book arrives. It will be held at the circulation desk for one week so you can pick it up.

DCE Students: go to Using the Orbis Cascade Alliance Borrowing System  for information about Summit.

Other Items: Order through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

  • Items not in the Linfield libraries or not available in Summit.  If you are using Linfield WorldCat, use the ILL link there.
  • Articles not found full text online or not available at Nicholson. Check "Search for full text" links in the databases or Periodicals@Linfield before ordering.

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