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Interlibrary loan (ILL) is a way to request items not owned by a library in the Upper Hudson Library System (UHLS). Interlibrary loan requests will be honored if the patron’s home library is Guilderland. All other patrons requesting interlibrary loans will be referred to their home library.
Copyright laws and lending institution policies and procedures take precedence over Guilderland’s guidelines. UHLS patrons in good standing may request items through interlibrary loan. Most requests are filled in 2 to 4 weeks. The library does not charge for this service.
We will request
We will not request
Abuse of the privileges afforded by ILL service may result in the suspension and/or termination of a customer’s ILL privileges at the discretion of the ILL Librarian.
Making a Request
ILL requests can be submitted in three ways: in person; by phone at 518-456-2400 x 142; or online. Please give us complete information when making your request.
These sources may be useful:
Libraries outside of the Upper Hudson Library System may also request items through ILL.
Guilderland items eligible for loan:
To submit an ILL request online, click here.
If you have any questions regarding Interlibrary Loan, please call ILL Librarian Maria Buhl at 518-456-2400 x 142, or email her at email@example.com.