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OCLC and SEAL InterLibrary Loan: OCLC Request

Use these instructions and form access SEAL ILL or to request an OCLC InterLibrary Loan through RCLS.

Instructions for filling out form:

Electronic ILL

This form is to be completed by library staff only. If you are a patron looking for an item, please contact your local library.


Library Staff: Fill out this form to request an interlibrary loan from OCLC. When you hit Submit button at the end, it will go directly to the ILL Department at RCLS.

In order for the request to be processed the following information must be included:

  • Request date
  • Patron's Library Card Barcode
  • Last and First name of the patron requesting the material
  • Choose your Library name and address from the drop-down menu
  • Confirm the item is not available in Symphony or SEAL.
  • Verify that the item does exist in either WorldCat or Amazon.com.
  • All pertinent information about the item you are requesting. Please fill in as many fields as possible to help us locate the correct item. Use the Serial fields if appropriate.
  • This edition only field:  Check if your patron only wants a specific edition. If not checked, the edition with the greatest number of lenders may be used. 
  • Maximum willing to pay:  Fill in amount patron is willing to spend or leave blank if patron is not willing to pay.
  • Any additional information necessary to fill hold.
  • Authorization fields must be filled out in order for the request to be processed. Correspondence about this particular request (unfilled, received, overdue, etc.) will be sent to the designated OCLC ILL email created for your library. Example: vcl.oclc@rcls.org

Submit request by clicking on submit button.

When your item is received, returned, or if you’d like to request a renewal, please use the subsequent tabs at top of this LibGuide. If you have any questions, please contact us at RCLS:

(845) 243-3747        

Patty Velez ext. 238

Gretchen Chandra ext. 250

Thank you!

Please fill out this request form. When you click the Submit button at end, it will go to the ILL Staff at RCLS.