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RICAT ILL: Setting Up Accounts

You must be a certified member of the LORI network to participate in interlibrary loan.

SLMS Accounts

SLMS login ID

SLMS usually has two:

-one is "named" Site Administrator

-one is under your actual name*

-both need to have:

   Patron Type=Faculty

   Access Level=Administrator

-identical functionality

-one "stays with" location

-contact RILINK Staff for login ID and PW

*Please place your own ILL requests (when you are requesting books for yourself) under your real name login

Library Clerk Accounts

Library Clerk login ID

Library Clerk has one under own name:

   Patron Type=Faculty

   Access Level=Library Administrator

Student Accounts

Student login IDs

-these need to be set up for you if you want to allow patron-initiated holds and ILL

Please contact RILINK Staff for more information


Faculty/Staff Accounts

Faculty/staff login IDs

-you create as needed (contact us with questions or special circumstances)

-must be unique across all of RILINK

Tip: Use your 3-letter LORI code at the beginning of all faculty/staff login IDs to make them unique across all of RILINK.

   Example: nrhzberger

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OLIS - LORI Delivery Issues Report Form

Report delivery issues (and order additional delivery bins) at this link on the OLIS website:

For questions about RICAT ILL procedures, please contact Zach Berger using the contact information elsewhere on this page, or contact any member of RILINK staff for assistance. Contact information is available in the RILINK Staff box on the About RILINK page.


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Zach Berger
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Subjects: interlibrary loan