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Shared Collections ... Local Connections

Delivery: Empire Library Delivery (ELD)

CDLC participates an number of delivery services to facilitate interlibrary loan materials to member libraries.

Empire Library Delivery (ELD)

ELD Links

Extra Bags

Please Return Surplus ELD Bags To 


Maria DeGaetano

Capital District Library Council
28 Essex Street
Albany, NY

CDLC Libraries Currently Participating in ELD

Library  ELD Delivery Code   Days of Delivery 
 Albany Law School YZA Mon, Wed, Fri
 Capital District Library Council VYD Mon, Wed, Fri
 The College of Saint Rose VJN Mon - Fri
 Fulton-Montgomery Community College YJM Mon - Fri
 Hudson Valley Community College VXV Mon - Fri
 New York State Library NYG Mon - Fri
 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute YRM Mon - Fri
 Sage Colleges ZRS Mon - Fri
 Schenectady County Community College XJM Mon - Fri
 Siena College VKM Mon - Fri
 Skidmore College VZS Mon - Fri
 SUNY Adirondack VJK Mon - Fri
 SUNY Cobleskill WKM Mon - Fri
 Union College ZWU Mon - Fri
 University at Albany NAM Mon - Fri

For Non ELD CDLC libraries

If you are a CDLC member not on ELD looking to deliver something via ELD please direct everything towards CDLC and we will transfer it. Please be sure to label the item clearly with its intended destination.  

For any other questions please contact Empire Library Delivery at

Labeling for ELD

Example Label

Format of the label is the same as if you are addressing an envelope.

REQUIRED on all ELD labels:

  • Institution Name

  • Full Address

  • OCLC code

  • Hub

Please note, it is important to have a full return address on the package.  If a bag is mislabeled or somehow gets misdirected, the materials may be returned to sender. 

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