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Interlibrary Loan: First Time User?

Interlibrary Loan is a service through which patrons may request print and audio-visual materials not owned by The College of Staten Island Library or any other CUNY library.

First Time User Registration for Interlibrary Loan

To request an item through Interlibrary Loan, you must first register for an interlibrary loan (ILL) account.
Registration has four purposes:

  • Entering your personal information into the ILL system means you will not have to supply the information again when making future requests.
  • Having your CSI e-mail and regular mail addresses on file with Interlibrary Loan enables us to notify you promptly and deliver materials accurately when your request arrives in the library.
  • By specifying a Username and Password of your choosing, you will have secure access to information about your requests.
  • You will also be able to review the list of items you have requested in the past.

Requirements for Interlibrary loan Registration

  • College of Staten Island ID Card and Library Barcode
  • Updated Library Circulation account. Check at the Circulation desk if you are not sure your account is active. Their telephone number is (718) 982-4011
  • Email address: a College of Staten Island email address is required.

About your Username and Password

During registration, you will be asked to choose a Username and Password. You will use this Username and Password when logging on to the ILL system in the future.

Username
Choose anything you like, such as your name, abbreviations, or an alphanumeric code.
Password
Choose anything you like. We recommend that you follow good security practice and choose a password that is different from those you use to access other systems.
ILLiad will encrypt your password, so it will remain secure. Only you will know your password.


Important Copyright Information

WARNING CONCERNING COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials.

Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research". If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.


ILL FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Before registering, you may wish to read the ILL FAQ. The FAQ may answer other questions you have about the interlibrary loan system.

By pressing this button you acknowledge and agree to all of the terms and conditions above. Please pay particular attention to the copyright statement and the ILL FAQ. After reading this information, you can press the "First Time Users Click Here" button to continue.