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Interlibrary Loan (ILL) at Old Westbury

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free service that allows Old Westbury students, staff, and faculty to request articles, books, and other material from other libraries.

Request an Article from Library Catalog

Note: You need an ILLiad account to request articles.

  1. Go to the library catalog 
  2. Search for article of your choosing 
  3. View text available online  Full Text Finder
  4. Click on Text Finder  undefined
  5. Log into ILLiad  undefined
  6. Information automatically fills the request when placed though Text Finder. Please check that the information is correct.   undefined
  7. Scroll to the bottom of the page and Submit the request. undefined
  8. When the article is submitted you will be taken to the page to show Outstanding Requests in ILLiad. undefined
  9. You will get an email when the article has been filled, you can also check your ILLiad account for the status of the request.
  10. When the article is delivered you have to log into your ILLiad account to view the article.
  11. Articles can be seen by selecting Electronically Received Articles under the View Section. undefined
  12. The article will be available on your account for 30 days. Please save/download or print the article to keep it longer than 30 days.   undefined

Request a Journal Article in ILLiad

  1. Log into ILLiad undefined
  2. Select Article under New Request 
  3. Fill in all of the Required fields. The more information that is provided about the article the better. undefined
  4. Submit the request  undefined
  5. You will get an email when the article has been filled you can also check your ILLiad account for the status of the request.
  6. When the article is delivered you have to log into your ILLiad account to view the article.
  7. Articles can be seen by selecting Electronically Received Articles under the View Section. undefined
  8. The article will be available on your account for 30 days. Please save/download or print the article to keep it longer than 30 days. 

Request Newspaper Article in ILLiad

  1. Log into ILLiad undefined
  2. Select Article under New Request 
  3. Fill in all of the Required fields. The more information that is provided about the newspaper article the better.  undefined
  4. For Newspapers; Please include the exact date not just the month and year. 
  5. Submit the request  undefinedundefined
  6. You will get an email when the article has been filled you can also check your ILLiad account for the status of the request.
  7. When the article is delivered you have to log into your ILLiad account to view the article.
  8. Articles can be seen by selecting Electronically Received Articles under the View Section. undefined
  9. The newspaper article will be available on your account for 30 days. Please download/save or print the Newspaper Article to keep it longer than 30 days. undefined
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