For book requests, please use Resource Sharing for longer loan periods and faster delivery. If a book is not available through resources sharing, you may request the title through ILLiad. We currently cannot fulfill request for eBooks due to copyright restrictions.
For article requests, please use Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad). Typically, article requests can be filled digitally. You may also use ILLiad for book requests that cannot be filled by Resources Sharing.
The ILLiad Interlibrary Loan service provides books and articles that may not be available through E. H. Butler Library. ILLiad is a free service for students, faculty, and staff of SUNY Buffalo State College. If you are a first time user please select Create ILLiad Account to create your free account. Only valid Buffalo State emails will access ILLiad.
Interlibrary Loan materials can be picked up at the Circulation Desk. Failure to pick up Interlibrary Loan requests may result in a $10 fine on your library account.
Book requests through ILLiad may take up to 15 business days to fulfill. Articles usually take between 1-4 business days and typically can be sent digitally. Please do not request textbooks, eBooks, CD's, DVD's, or Blu-Ray materials.
SUNY Resource Sharing is a print book sharing program between the 64 SUNY campuses. Typically, book requests are received faster and loan periods are much longer than ILLiad. Resource Sharing Requests can be made through E. H. Butler Library's ALL-Search Catalog that searches through all SUNY campus libraries.
If a specific title is not available through resources sharing, request the item through ILLiad. Currently, article requests are not available through resource sharing, please refer all article requests to ILLiad. Additionally, we cannot request these items: