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Library Guide to SIP Research

Each SIP is unique. These resources and suggestions do not replace guidance given by departments or advisors.

Finding Resources Beyond K

Use these links to access resources and request them from other libraries.



Interlibrary Loan

Using Interlibrary Loan

  • You can also request materials through ILL directly in many of the Library's databases.
  • Instant email notification lets you know when your materials have arrived.
  • All articles and chapters will be delivered electronically to your ILLiad account.
  • You may pick up books from the Circulation Desk

Local History Collections

Many institutions with local history collections are within walking distance of K's campus. 
Check the institution's website for types of materials available, hours, and access policies before planning a visit.

Waldo Library, Western Michigan University

Please contact Western's Library for public access to their resources.

Front of Waldo Library

Waldo Library and Stewart Tower by Joe Ross, CC-BY

You may access Western's online resources when you are in Waldo Library. You must login to one of their computers.

Ask at the Service Desk (to the left as you walk in) for the guest username/password.

Printing is difficult for guests, bring a flashdrive and download articles you want to keep.