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Research Guides

Education Resources for Distance and Online Students: Set Up an Account

This guide is intended to assist Education students at a distance or taking course online in accessing library resources and research materials


There is no need to set up a separate Summit account. As a UI student, faculty, or staff member, you automatically can request books from Summit via the library's catalog, Primo!

Interlibrary Loan Set-Up

To request books via Interlibrary Loan, you'll need to first set up a profile. Just click the green Illiad Login button, and login with your NetID (Vandal email and password). You will continue to use your university-wide login to access your ILL account after registration. If you have an challenges, call the ILL Office at 208-885-6843 or email