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Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery: ILL

Contact Us

Interlibrary Loan related inquiries can be directed to (212) 241-3862 (ext. 43862) or submitted through the ILL Contact Form button below. In-person service with ILL staff is available at the Levy Library Circulation Desk Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. excluding holidays.

Contact ILL

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Need an article or book that's not in the Levy Library collection? Use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and we will request the item you want from another Library.

Login to ILLiad to request an article or book.

First time user? Click here to create an account and order an article or book.

Interlibrary Loan Services - ILLiad

The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service allows ISMMS students, residents, faculty, and staff and MSHS employees to borrow materials from other libraries when an item is not available at Mount Sinai Health System Libraries.  

In order to make an ILL request all users must first register for an ILLiad account. ILLiad also enables you to track the status of your requests, and can provide available articles in PDF format through its Electronic Delivery option. Electronically delivered articles are usually available in 2-3 business days; other requests usually take 7-10 days to fill.

Request Policies and Limits

  • Users can submit up to 20 requests at a time.
  • Users who are working on large projects or are planning to submit more than 20 requests for a single project, must contact the head of the Interlibrary Loan and Delivery department prior to submitting any requests. Please send an email to with your name, status at MSHS or ISMMS, and scope of the project. 
  • We will process up to 10 requests per user, per day. 
  • All interlibrary loan items must either be returned or renewed (if allowed) by the due date. Failure to return any item in a timely manner could result in late, lost, and/or processing fees that have been applied by the lending library. Failure to return an item will result in a loss of interlibrary loan privileges. 

Mount Sinai Health System Libraries subscribes to the National Interlibrary Loan Code of the American Library Association as well as to regional agreements, and adheres strictly to copyright law. 

Document Delivery

Mount Sinai employees may have  articles that are available in the Levy Library collection  delivered to them in electronic or print format via our Loansome Doc service.

The charge is $5 per item. For more information, please read about our Loansome Doc service.

For any specific questions or if you would like to register for a Loansome Doc account, please fill out the  ILL inquiry Form or call us 212-241-3862, Monday to Friday  from 8:00am-4:00pm EST excluding holidays.

Loansome Doc

Loansome Doc is a document ordering service available to both Mount Sinai affiliated and unaffiliated individuals. More information on the Loansome Doc service is available here