Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Interlibrary loan (ILL) is a service which helps patrons obtain materials that are not available at the FIT Library.  All patrons must have a current FIT ID card and a current FIT email account to use this service.

Materials owned by FIT Library—specifically, reserve items—cannot be ordered through ILL. 

For questions or guidance on copyright, please refer to our Research Guide for more information. If you don't have time for Interlibrary Loan try Other Libraries You Can Use for guidance on obtaining material quicker.

Sign in to My Account via One Search to begin requesting Interlibrary Loan material.

Refer to our ILLiad FAQ which may answer questions regarding how to place requests, delivery speeds, and potential costs.

News and Announcements

New for Spring 2022: ​The FIT Library participating in a one-year ProQuest ebook lending project with SUNY. The subjects of the ​e​-books range from art history to fashion to social sciences and finance. For a loan period of 14 days, you can access over 3000 e-titles from various publishers like Brill, NYU Press, Oxford University Press, Bloomsbury, Taylor & Francis. Request titles through OneSearch (use either Digital Materials or MultiSearch search filters) via a “request access” link in the item record. You'll receive the download link from [email protected] Please refer to the Proquest Ebook Lending Project guide for more information.

New for Fall 2021: Per SUNY, billing for resource sharing items (aka Interlibrary Loan) borrowed from SUNY and declared lost after 120 days late from its due date will begin on December 13, 2021 (for overdue items due on or before March 1, 2020) and February 1, 2022 (for overdue items due after March 1, 2020). If we receive a bill for your overdue item(s), we will pass this on to the borrower for payment. 

Contact Us

Interlibrary Loan

Access Services Desk, 5th floor, Goodman Center
(212) 217-4364

last updated 4/7/2022