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HISA 3873: A History of Canada (Hendley) Fall 2022 3873-01

Librarian: Mary Lynn Bensen

Using the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Service/Shared Resources

If you are having trouble finding materials on your topic in the Milne Library, or if the books you want are checked out or are missing, you can request books from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).  One-time registration on the library web site is necessary to submit requests through Interlibrary Loan.

To find an item that you want in WorldCat:

  • Enter your search terms (author, title, or topic) into the search box.  If the library owns the item, you will see the SUNY Oneonta icon listed.  If the library does not own the item, you can request it by clicking on the title for the full record of the book and then on Request via Interlibrary Loan followed by How to Get It.
  • Click on Resource Sharing.  All necessary bibliographic information for the source will appear on the form when you are registered and signed in.  You can then click on Submit the Request. 
  • If the item is checked out or missing, include this information in the Notes section of the form.
  • When a book arrives, you will receive an email notice to pick up your print book at the Circulation Desk, where you will check it out using your SUNY Oneonta ID card.  You will be notified regarding access to requested electronic books.

Note:  It can take two weeks or more for a book to arrive at Milne Library because it comes via mail or UPS. Many items, however, come in less than two weeks. If you need to request items through ILL/Resource Sharing, please request them early.