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Interlibrary Loan

F.A.Q.s

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a cooperative service by libraries worldwide through which students and faculty can access resources that are not available at Penfield Library.

Requests can be submitted through web forms, or by using the links in Penfield Library databases and the Worldwide Catalog.

SUNY Libraries Catalog

Books, ebooks, movies, music, and more in NYS and Worldwide Libraries.

Request materials you find here through interlibrary loan by clicking Get it Soon.

Go to the Advanced Search

  1. To request a book from another SUNY library, click Borrow from another library.

  2. Click on the link to sign in, then login with your Laker NetID and password.

  3. Click Interlibrary loan.

  4. Make sure the request information looks correct, and if you'd like, add a comment. Then click Send Request.

  5. That's it! We will email you when the item arrives at Penfield.

Faculty on Sabbatical*

If you are going to be on sabbatical and reside or will be residing outside of the Oswego zip code while on sabbatical, please contact the Coordinator of Resource Sharing to discuss enhanced ILL services to support your research needs while on sabbatical.

*Some enhanced ILL services may not be available if you will be outside of the contiguous U.S.

Requesting Materials Through Interlibrary Loan

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