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ILLiad®

Interlibrary loan automation for the way you work


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Empower library users with self-service ILL options

Library users can track the status of their requests every step of the way through the easy-to-use interface of ILLiad. Whether they are in the library, a remote library location or an office, users can monitor requests so they know when to expect delivery of needed items.

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Reduce local maintenance of hardware and software with ILLiad hosted service

Hosted ILLiad provides all the server hardware and software you need, including installation support, ongoing software upgrades and system back-ups. Our expert systems team monitors the performance of your ILLiad implementation 24/7 and works with you to ensure optimal performance.

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Customize ILL workflows within the world's largest resource-sharing network and deliver efficiency to high-volume ILL operations

ILLiad includes all the tools necessary to serve high-volume, resource-sharing libraries in a single Windows®-based interface. It reduces manual processes and inefficient paper-based systems that waste staff time. It also integrates seamlessly with WorldShare® Interlibrary Loan, connecting you to the world's largest interlibrary loan network.


Integrate with workflows of multiple ILL systems

Use services such as DOCLINE® and RapidILL from within your ILLiad workflows. Efficiently access other ILL services you depend on without leaving ILLiad.

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Deliver electronic content to your users' desktops

Choose from several options available in ILLiad for delivery of electronic content.

OCLC ILLiad software was developed by the interlibrary loan staff at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and has been expanded and further enhanced by Atlas Systems, Inc., the primary developer for OCLC ILLiad. Atlas Systems continues to be a vital provider to OCLC for support and development of this product.

ILLiad allows you to replace paper-based workflows, manage a high volume of requests and automate routine functions for borrowing and lending resources between libraries with integration into a variety of third-party systems. ILLiad allows your users to place and monitor their requests without librarian assistance and to get materials quickly.

Service availability

  • ILLiad resource sharing management software

    Available in the United States

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Resource sharing revolutionized
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On-demand webinars

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