Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery

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Placing an Interlibrary Loan Request

 Before placing an interlibrary loan request...

  • Make sure it's not in the Stony Brook University Libraries' collections.  Check the STARS catalog and the Health Sciences Library catalog and SBU Find.
  • Provide a complete citation for articles.  Leaving out information may result in a delay in getting the requested material to you.
  • Note the language of the requested material.  Sometimes the citation is in English but the actual work is in another language.

To place your request, log in to ILLiad.

Contact our NEW location:

 Room S-3410 Melville Library
 Main Stacks - Circulation
 Interlibrary Loan
 Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm

 Jennifer DeVito, Head of Access Services
 Circulation Services - 631.632.7115   
 Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library S-3417
 Stony Brook University
 Stony Brook, NY 11794-3339

 Health Sciences Library - 631.444.6903
 HSC Level 3 Room 136
 Stony Brook University
 Stony Brook, NY 11794-8034

Mission Statement
The mission of the Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery department is to support the research and teaching needs of the Stony Brook University academic community by expanding the range of material available for scholarship beyond the physical and electronic collections of the Stony Brook University Libraries.


 Interlibrary Loan Policy
 Information about Stony Brook University Libraries Interlibrary Loan policies.

 Document Delivery
 For information on Document Delivery services, please see our Document Delivery page.
Lending Policy for Outside Institutions
 Stony Brook University Libraries lend material to other libraries.  See our lending policies for more information.

 Copyright Compliance
Users of the University Libraries’ Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery service accept responsibility for complying with United States Copyright Law.

 The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under  certain  conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproductions. One of these specific 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 requests or uses a photocopy or  reproduction for purposes  in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. A library or archive may refuse to accept a copying order if, in  its judgment, fulfillment of the order  would involve a violation of copyright law.