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Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and Resource Sharing (RS) at Old Westbury

Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing is free service that allows OW students, staff, and faculty to request articles, books, and other material from other libraries.

How to Place a Hold on an Item in the OW Library Collection 

You can place a hold on books and DVDs from our OW Library Catalog by clicking on  


If the item is not readily available in our collection, submit an interlibrary loan request. 

Before you place a hold on an item, make sure you are signed into the catalog (yellow ribbon will ask for sign-in). 

Once your request has been successfully placed, you’ll receive an email notification when your item is on hold to pick up from the OW library circulation desk. 



Here is a video tutorial for additional assistance: