Voluntary Faculty Interlibrary Loan Access

Voluntary Faculty are eligible to obtain articles and book chapters via interlibrary loan.

Do you have an Upstate Novell/Groupwise account?

If you have an Upstate username and password, please use these credentials to submit your ILL request. Submitting a request will automatically create an account that ILL staff will review and approve. Account not working? Contact the IMT Help Desk at 315-464-4115.

Previously had an ILL account with a non-upstate email?

As of November 2017, Voluntary Faculty are now required to have Novell/Groupwise credentials to access the Interlibrary Loan system. To utilize Interlibrary Loan at the Upstate Health Sciences Library, please complete the LAN Administration form and have it signed by your associated department chair at Upstate:

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Tips for completing the form:

  • If you do not have an Upstate ID number, please call the IMT Help Desk at 315-464-4115, they will look you up in the system.
  • When completing the form please mark this as "New Account," if this is the first time you'll be getting a Novell account. Please skip the line Same function as it's not required
  • Where the form reads "I Need access to these files and directories," include "Interlibrary Loan at the Library."
  • In the Notification field, please include information for the Resource Sharing Manager: Laura Schlueter, schluetl@upstate.edu. Laura will notify you when your account has been approved and share your new credentials.

Once you've completed the top portion of the form, please forward it to your department head or their administrative assistant and inform them you need an account to gain library access. They will need to call the Help Desk at 315-464-4115 to get a reference number before faxing this form, per the instructions on the bottom of the form.

Once the account is setup, you'll be able to log in and request via interlibrary loan. See instructions on the Voluntary Faculty page under Full text articles.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Questions? Contact: 315-464-5116 or request@upstate.edu.