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Interlibrary Loan

Can't find what you need at Lavery Library? We can help you get it! Interlibrary Loan materials not in Lavery Library and watch your research possibilities become endless! Questions? Contact us at or 585-385-8106

Request a book from WorldCat

The step-by-step directions below will help you to request an entire book. Only need a chapter from a book? Use the Book Chapter request form.

Step 1

From the library homepage, scroll down and select the "Search World Cat" link to search for a book.

World Cat image from the Library Home Page

Step 2

Search for the title you need in the WorldCat search box.

Step 3

When you find the title you are looking for, select it to see more information about the book.

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Step 4

WorldCat will tell if you if Fisher has what you want. If we do not have it, or if it is currently checked out, select the "Request Item" button to request through ILL!

If the item is Held by Lavery Library, click on Fisher's library name to see its location and availability; or select on the Request Item to get the item from a different library

Step 5

You will be prompted to sign in to your ILL account. Once you sign in, most of the request form will be filled in for you. Fill in any additional required fields and then "Submit Request."

ILL Request Form, Make sure all fields have been populated correctly and fill in any missing information  Once all required information is added select the submit button

Step 6

You'll see a message saying we received your request. Books usually arrive within 3-5 business days and we will notify you through your Fisher email when they are available to pick up at the Checkout Desk. Be sure to bring your Fisher ID!

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