Medgar Evers College Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

For current faculty and students with a valid MEC ID that has been activated in the library for the current semester. We do not take TEXTBOOK requests through ILL.

For detailed instructions on placing an ILL request please check the
FAQ guide.

If you need assistance please email us

Before requesting:


  • Check the library catalog first to see whether another CUNY library has a copy by using the “All CUNY Libraries” search option. If they do, click the “request a copy” button and follow instructions.
  • If you do not see it in the CUNY catalog, you may order through ILL.


  • Check the library's databases first to see whether it is available here at MEC.
  • If an article is unavailable at MEC, request article via ILL.

Borrowing from Non-CUNY libraries:

  • Log in to ILLiad from the button in left column or from the FAQ research guide page.
  • If it is your first time using the service, Click on “First Time Users,” Scroll down to bottom of page to the button "First Time Users Click Here" and register with Illiad.
  • Fill out the request form. When the material arrives, you will receive an email.

Delivery Time:

  • Books: Typically 3-10 days
  • Articles: Typically 1-5 days

For More Detailed Instructions:


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