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United States Military Academy Library


How Do I?: Find a source West Point doesn’t have

Find a source West Point doesn’t have

Looking for a book, eBook, or DVD that we do not have?

ConnectNY is your first place to look! This is a combined online catalog of selected New York academic libraries.

Click here to search ConnectNY.  

Select the United States Military Academy. You may be asked to sign in with your O365 credentials.

Search for your resource hit "Request." You will receive an email message if your request is successful. 

ConnectNY requests:

  • generally arrive within seven business days
  • are loaned for 84 days with no renewals

You will receive an email notification when your ConnectNY request(s) arrive at the Front Desk and are ready for check-out. These materials will remain at the Front Desk for seven days, so please pick them up quickly! Return books to the Front Desk by their due date.

Looking for a resource that ConnectNY does not have? Use Interlibrary Loan!

Interlibrary Loan is used to borrow items not available in ConnectNY.  

Click here to request an item through Interlibrary Loan.

Sign in with your O365 credentials, click on "Create Request." 

Then choose either Article, Book Chapter, or Other. Complete as much of the request form as possible, especially the fields with asterisks.

Interlibrary loan book requests generally take seven to 14 business days. Article requests often take even less time.

You will receive an email notification when your Interlibrary Loan request(s) arrive at the Front Desk and are ready for check-out. These materials will remain at the Front Desk for seven days, so please pick them up quickly! 

The length of the Interlibrary Loan is determined by the library that owns the item, though it is often 30 days. Return books, or other physical items, to the Front Desk by their due date. 

Article requests will be filled electronically. The ILL office will email you when your article request is ready to tell you how to retrieve the article.

If you would like to check on the status of any of your Interlibrary Loan items, log in to your patron accountSign in with your O365 credentials.

Any questions? Reach out; we are happy to help! Email ill@westpoint.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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