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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.

Interlibrary Loan Explained

  • Allows you to borrow books, dissertations, government documents, microforms and other loanable materials that are not owned by College of Staten Island Library or any other CUNY Library.
  • Materials are obtained from another library.
  • Service available to College of Staten Island faculty, students and staff.
  • All physical materials can be picked up at the Circulation desk at the College of Staten Island Library.

contact ILL

 Office of Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery

College of Staten Island Library
The City University of New York
2800 Victory Boulevard, 1L-106A
Staten Island, New York 10314
  • Email:
  • Phone: 718-982-4014
  • Fax: 718-982-4015

I can't find the item i'm looking for at the College of Staten Island? Now what?

If you have looked thorugh out catalog and our databases and are unable to find full text of an article or a copy of a book you are looking for, don't give up hope. Interlibrary loan and CLICs are services designed to help you obtain the item you are looking for.

There are currently two different ways to obtain books not currently availabel from the College of Staten Island Library:


         Use CLICS to borrow books from another CUNY library. If the book is not available from the College of staten island library or another CUNY library then          place a request through Interlibrary Loan

2) Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

      Use ILL to request books or items not availabe from CUNY. This service attempt to loacte the item for you from libraries all over the world.


Articles not available in our databases full text can be requested via Interlibrary Loan

Important Copyright Information


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.