Interlibrary Loan Request Limit Increased

The previous limit for Graduate Center students of 15 active Interlibrary Loan (ILL) requests has now been raised to 20. This means that you can have up to 20 simultaneous pending requests and/or loans. Once you return a loan or receive an article, you can make additional requests, bringing your total back up to 20.

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Now Hiring: College Assistant, Interlibrary Loan

The Graduate Center Library seeks a College Assistant to work in Interlibrary Loan, in a fast-paced, high-volume, responsive environment. The department provides a core service at the Library, providing access to materials not available on campus or at the CUNY libraries for Graduate Center faculty, staff and students. Reciprocally, the unit cooperates with other libraries . . . → Read More: Now Hiring: College Assistant, Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan Issues Resolved

Interlibrary Loan was temporarily down, but we believe the issues are resolved. Sorry for any possible inconvenience the temporary glitch may have caused.

ILL Update(s)

ILLiad, our ILL system, was recently updated. If you had a bookmark or shortcut to the ILL logon page, please update your hyperlinks to:


If you request ILLs via WorldCat, there is a temporary bug (which should be fixed soon!) When you click on the “Request through Interlibrary Loan” button your request . . . → Read More: ILL Update(s)

ILLiad Upgrade

Status update @ 1:30pm:

ILLiad, the ILL requesting service, should be running normally. Thank you for your patience during this service outage.


Original Posting @ 6am:

ILLiad, the software that powers ILL (Interlibrary Loan) requests, is being updated on December 10th. During the upgrade process, patrons will not be able to make requests. The . . . → Read More: ILLiad Upgrade

Interlibrary Loan May Be Delayed

Because of a temporary staff shortage in the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) office, ILL requests may be filled more slowly than usual this summer. All requests will be still be processed, but users may notice increased waiting periods, especially for uncommon items. We apologize for the inconvenience and expect ILL services to return to usual speeds . . . → Read More: Interlibrary Loan May Be Delayed

CLICs and Interlibary Loan Delays

Delivery of CUNY CLICs and a majority of Interlibrary Loan books will be subject to delays. Two of the local sorting centers still have no power and are experiencing fuel shortages.

Interlibrary Loan Webinar Video

The library provided an Interlibrary Loan webinar on, Friday, October 19th at 12.30 p.m.

This Interlibrary Loan webinar discussed how to find articles and books from multiple locations in the library website, how to get a book using CLICS and how to know if the resource you need is available to you without using ILL. . . . → Read More: Interlibrary Loan Webinar Video

Interlibrary Loan Webinar Friday @ 12:30

What: The library is offering a 30 minute webinar!When: Friday, Oct. 19th at 12.30 p.m.Topic: Interlibrary LoanWhere: ONLINE! At your computer, with headphones or speakers.

This webinar will give a basic overview and explain the difference between ILLiad and CLICS, how to register for Interlibrary Loan, and how to find other institutions’ materials.

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ILLiad unavailable Wednesday morning

Tomorrow, Wednesday October 10, ILLiad will be unavailable from 9AM until upgrades are completed, as we improve our software to bring you better ILL service. You will be able to check out and return books at circulation; however, logging in to place new requests, renew items, check due dates, and access electronic articles will not . . . → Read More: ILLiad unavailable Wednesday morning