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How do I use Interlibrary Loan?

Adding Requests from Moore Library Databases

Many of Moore Library's online databases and OneSearch allow you to place an Interlibrary Loan requests via Tipasa.

When searching the library's databases (Academic Search Ultimate, PsycINFO, Business Source Elite, etc.) or OneSearch for articles, if the article is not held by Moore Library, you will see a link that says "Place a request"  Click on that link. Login to Tipasa using your Rider Key username and password. 

Creating a Request

  1. Login to your Tipasa account using your Rider Key information.
  2. Click the Create Request button.

    3.  Next, use the menu options to select the type of interlibrary loan request.


  • Fill in all required item information, depending on the request type. Examples include: Title, Author, and Not Wanted After Date.
  • Then confirm all your "Contact Information"
    • First Name, Last Name, Patron ID, email, mobile phone, dept., and status (faculty, graduate, undergraduate, or staff).
  • Then click "Submit Request."

Receiving your ILL Materials

Books and other physical materials

  • Books and other physical materials will be available to pick up at the BMoore Library circulation desk. You will get an email or text message notifying you that the ILL materials are ready to be picked up.

Articles & Book Chapters

  • Articles and book chapters will be delivered as PDF files to your Tipasa account. To access them, login to your Tipasa account. Please note that the PDF file is only accessible for 30 days or 5 views; if you want to keep it, you must save it to your personal device.