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Distance Services: Getting Materials

This guide will assist distance education students in understanding the services the library provides.

How It Works

  • To take advantage of these services, you must register with ILLiad.
  • Distance Education borrowers use ILLiad to request any material; whether it is owned by WVU or by anther library.
  • Select Distance Education Services as your Delivery Location. However,  Distance Education users do not need to pick up their loans.


Important Things to Remember

  • Select "Distance Education Services" as your Delivery Location. 
  • You must
    • be enrolled in or teach a course that is offered by WVU Morgantown at a remote location OR
    • work at a WVU Extension Service Office outside of Monongalia County 
    • live outside of a 25 mile radius from Morgantown



Users may request up to 10 books per semester (WVU owned and Interlibrary Loan combined) at no cost. After 10 books, the user must pay for the cost of return postage.


Articles are always free.