Answered By: Harry L. Whitlock II
Last Updated: May 18, 2020     Views: 10

As of 1 May, 2020, no physical items such as books, DVDs, or CDs can be borrowed through the Prospector alliance. However, select ebooks published by Springer and Elsevier may be requested, as well as select streaming media. Other publishers have not authorized interlibrary borrowing of resources at this time.

The easiest way to locate the ebook or streaming media is to use the advanced search option of the Prospector catalog. Enter a keyword of the title or subject of the book you wish to locate in a "Keyword" field, then type in "Springer," "Elsevier," or "SILLVR" in the other "Keyword" field.

Click "Search" and scan the results for available titles. If a copy is  available, click on the "Request" link. Log on (select "Alliance - University of Wyoming") using WyoWeb username and password. Submit the request. A notification will be sent to your UW email address when the item is available.

This link is to a short video tutorial on how to search for and request ebooks in Prospector.


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