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Interlibrary Loan for Librarians

Librarians working at a library in New York State may register with the NYS Library and request items directly. The NYS Library accepts interlibrary loan lending requests from libraries via:


The newspaper collection includes both microfilm and tangible copies. Newspapers on microfilm (except for The New York Times) may be borrowed through interlibrary loan, with a limit of five reels per title per request. Contact Reference Services for additional information about accessing items in the newspaper collection.

Contact Us

Need more information about requesting materials directly from the NYS Library? Contact the Interlibrary Loan Unit by email: or by phone: (518)474-2645.

Last Updated: August 6, 2021