Libraries around the world share books and articles with each other via Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Interlibrary Loan is a free service for current Buffalo State students, faculty, and staff. Please use the below links to ILLiad, the ILL system, to sign-in or create an account; then use Interlibrary Loan to get the scholarly resources your research requires!
The Interlibrary Loan Process:
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.
Since books may be unavailable, non-circulating, or shipped from afar, requests could take anywhere from 3-15 business days to fulfill. Articles usually take between 1-4 business days because they can be scanned and sent electronically or faxed. It is unlikely that we will be able to obtain textbooks, CD's, DVD's, or Blu-Ray materials.
Look for the "Request from another SUNY library" link under the sub-heading "How to Get It" when searching for a book using the library's ALLsearch discovery tool.
Select SUNY Catalog in ALLsearch when using the Advanced Search option:
Click the request link if available: