Information for First Time Users - please read the following:

Your Username : We suggest that you use your SHU user ID (same as for email and Blackboard).
Your Password : We suggest that you use the same one that you use with your SHU user ID, but remember that although you are required to periodically change your SHU password, your ILLiad password will remain the same.

ILLiad requires you to use your or email address.

Your registration serves several purposes:

  • Your userID and password give you secure access to all your requests, and permit the library to send you articles via emails;
  • Your email and campus address enable us to notify you promptly and accurately when we have questions concerning your requests concerning your requests, or when you material arrives;
  • Your "authorized users" enable others to pick up materials on your behalf.

  • Copyright Restrictions:

    The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.Under certain conditions specified in the law,libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research". If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

    I agree to abide by any regulations the library may place on the use of this material. If this work is under copyright protection, I certify that if a copy is provided, it will be for my private use only in accordance with the regulations on fair use in Title 17, United states Code. I undertake not to make, nor allow to be made, further copies from that provided by Sacred Heart University, nor allow the copy to be used for other than the stated purpose. Registering as an ILLiad user constitutes my agreement.