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Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery: Lending Policy

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Amanda Ferguson

Tamra Stansfield

Terry Williams

Lending Materials to Other Libraries

McFarlin Library fills as many requests as possible to other libraries in the United States. In most cases, materials are sent out within 48 hours. Almost all articles are provided in digital format.

Items that are usually not available for loan or delivery include:

  • Rare materials in Special Collections
  • eBooks
  • Audiovisual materials
  • Microfilm & microfiche
  • Musical scores
  • Entire volumes of periodicals

McFarlin is a member of OCLC's ILLiad, the Trans-Amigos Express courier service and RapidILL (journal articles only).

In general, we only provide material to academic, government or not-for-profit, full OCLC member libraries.