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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.

Return Interlibrary Loan or Resource Sharing Items

If you currently have item(s) in your possession and need to be returned, you may either:

  1. Return item(s) to the library circulation desk during library hours of operation. 
  2. Return item(s) to the dropbox at the entrance of the library. Optional: To guarantee your item(s) have been received, please email us your name, #700, and title of item(s) returned.
  3. Return item(s) via USPS (United States Postal Service) and email us the tracking number associated with the item. Our mailing address is SUNY at Old Westbury Library P.O. Box 229 Old Westbury, New York 11568 

You are responsible for returning the item(s) and may be billed for their replacement if you fail to return them or contact us.


Interlibrary Loan: Renew the item(s) on the ILLiad if you would like your due date extended. Renewals are determined by the lending library. Here are the instructions on how to renew the item(s). 

Resource Sharing: Here are the instructions to renew your Resource Sharing items. 

Questions, comments, concerns, or returning item(s) information, email us at