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Interlibrary Loan (get books and/or articles behind a paywall)

Oak Park Public Library


  • Use an OPPL library card to log in. 
  • Fill out the interlibrary loan form as completely as you can.  Provide the DOI for academic articles if possible.
  • Within roughly 48 hours, you should get your article emailed to you.
  • Within one week your book should be ready for pick-up.


Google: "article title" open access pdf

Sometimes you will find the preprint, or the author has chosen to make their article public.