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Interlibrary Loan: How to request Articles

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.

if you have a citation, check to see if it's available

Use the Full Text Finder below, in order to determine if an item is available from one of our library databases prior to placing a request. If the item is not available the interlibrary loan option will appear and you may continue to place an interlibrary loan request.

how to request articles

To Request Articles

  1. From any database or the Full Text Finder, use  for online, print, and ILL options
  2. Use the journal search to find out if a journal is available at CSI. If volume and issue needed is available, do not request article via ILL
  3. If a journal is unavailable at CSI, request article via ILL
  4. If a CSI journal is missing, request via ILL with note
  5. Request book chapters or sections via ILL
  6. Articles and book chapters are delivered in PDF format