Use this form to request a magazine or newspaper article that TRL does not own.
If you do not need a specific article but need information about a subject, please use the Got a Question for Librarians? email form.
Request only ONE article per form.
To avoid delays, check whether the article you need is available through one of our online reference databases. Several databases provide full-text of magazine and newspaper articles.
TRL may be able to request a photocopy of an article from another library through Interlibrary Loan (ILL) for TRL patrons (library card is required).
Requests may take 2-6 weeks depending on availability.
For immediate assistance, talk to staff in your local library.
More about photocopy/scan requests:
TRL will pass through to patrons any fees that other library systems
charge to fill TRL Photocopy requests. Most Photocopy
transactions do not have a fee. You are required to state
how much you will pay to obtain a Photocopy through ILL.
(More info about ILL fees)
TRL patrons are limited to 10 active Photocopy Requests at a
TRL does not request the same article for the same patron
within a six month period.
TRL does not accept or process ILL Requests from patrons who
currently have overdue ILL materials on their records.
Cancellations - If you
need to cancel this article request, contact us at 360.704.INFO (4636) in the Olympia calling area; 1.800.562.6022 toll-free outside Olympia calling area.