Library offers Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and Document Delivery (DD) services
to any patron with a valid CNR ID card to obtain certain materials owned by
another library through
ILLiad, an electronic Web-based document
Before submitting an Interlibrary Loan or
Document Delivery request, the patron should have thoroughly searched the
resources available in the Gill Library online catalog and determined that
the item(s) needed are not in the Library’s collection. Interlibrary Loan
requests can takes weeks to fulfill and patrons are encouraged to start
their research early and consult a Reference Librarian for assistance.
Document Delivery requests are not accepted over the phone, by e-mail,
inter-office mail or by the Ask a Librarian web page.
All Interlibrary Loan
and Document Delivery requests are managed through ILLiad. To access
ILLiad, patrons must have a valid CNR Network Account user name and
password. Patrons who do not have a valid CNR Network User Account and have
appropriate CNR ID can get a CNR User Account by going to the Help Desk at
the Mooney Center, Gill Library Circulation Desk or at their Branch
Library. Once a username and password have been established, patrons can
begin to use ILLiad at any computer on campus or via remote access.
Incomplete ILLiad electronic request forms can delay the processing of the
request. A Reference Librarian will be happy to
assist in completing the form.
The Librarian may also suggest to the patron
resources available in Gill Library that contain information the patron is
Librarian has verified that the information on the electronic ILLiad form is
complete and correct, the electronic ILLiad form is submitted to the ILL
Department for processing. Delivery time can vary depending on the request.
The usual time is normally from three (3) days to three (3) weeks, but can
be longer. The ILL Department contacts the patron when the requested item
Department makes every effort to obtain requested items from institutions
that will not charge a fee. However, patrons should indicate on the
electronic request form the amount they are willing to pay in case the item
cannot be obtained without charge.
LOAN PERIOD and RENEWAL PERIOD:
date" for ILL materials, e.g., books and media items, is set by the lending
institution and is indicated on a slip that accompanies the item when it is
checked out to the patron. The lending institution reserves the right to
recall their items at any time, and if this occurs, the patron is notified
to return the items immediately.
A three-week renewal
period my be granted upon request one time only by visiting the Library.
A renewal request may be denied if the lending library recalls the item or
if the patron has already been granted one renewal. If the renewal request
is denied, the patron must return the item immediately or may incur a fine.
For further information, contact the ILL Department at (914) 654-5491.