Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad)

Our Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery Service provides all CSHL users fast, personalized access to: journal articles, books, and other materials both owned by the library online and in print, borrowed from other institutions or purchased from publishers.

If you are already setup, goto:

Most articles requested are delivered to you electronically within 24 hours and books within 5 business days.

There is no charge for a basic ILL request. Small charges for rushes, scans, and postage are charged to your lab quarterly. (see Tab for charges). A grant or department account# is generally needed when an article is purchased immediately from a publisher.

To request materials and expedite their receipt, please do the following:

1. Register for and use your ILLiad Account, a software platform that manages all requests & links you with our  CSHL Library resources.

2. Register for a My NCBI account in PubMed.

Click on the Tabs above to set up your ILLiad and My NCBI accounts.

Click on the blue CSH button  in PubMed and other databases to download or order material once you have an account.

Click on My ILLiad Homepage to order materials directly.

Contact the Library

Phone: +1 516.367.6872
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Our librarians are here to assist you, whether you need to research a particular topic, obtain an article or book by inter-library loan, make color copies, or use any of the other services offered by the CSHL Library.