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Interlibrary loan

  1. 1. Frequently Asked Questions <br />Interlibrary Loan<br />
  2. 2. How to submit a Request?<br />To submit a request you may do one of the following: <br />Obtain a form from the Information Center in Owen Hall or<br />Online through the library’s blog ( by clicking one of the following links: <br />Article Request<br />Book Request<br />The completed hand written request form can be returned to the Information Center or faxed to (334) 291-4980. <br />
  3. 3. How Long do Interlibrary Loans take?<br />Delivery time varies depending upon the availability of the materials and the location of the lending institution. Materials requested through consortium loan service may take less than a week. <br />Materials requested from libraries outside the consortium may take several weeks. Please note that these are general guidelines for delivery. To check the status of a request after a reasonable amount of time has passed, please call the Interlibrary Loan Department at (334) 214-4802 or email <br />
  4. 4. How much do Interlibrary Loans cost?<br />Currently, there is NO CHARGE to for Interlibrary Loan service. <br />
  5. 5. How to renew interlibrary Loans?<br />Most of the time, Interlibrary Loan materials may be renewed once unless specified. To renew, please contact us at least one week before the due date.Phone: (334) 214-4802Email:<br />Renewal<br />
  6. 6. What isInterlibrary Loan?<br />Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a cooperative effort among libraries to share resources. Through ILL, we are able to borrow materials for you that are not owned by the Chattahoochee Valley Community College (CVCC) Library.<br />
  7. 7. What is the Loan period for Interlibrary Loans?<br />Materials borrowed from other libraries have various loan periods. The due date will be indicated on the front of the book.<br />
  8. 8. What can be requested through interlibrary Loan?<br />Generally, CVCC's Interlibrary Loan Department can fill most requests for books, journal articles, theses, and dissertations. If a request can't be filled the patron will be contacted by phone and/or email. <br />Books<br />Journal Articles<br />Theses<br />Dissertations<br />
  9. 9. What can’t be requested through Interlibrary Loan?<br />Entire issues of journals, magazines, newspapers, reference materials, record albums, software, audio/visual materials, rare books, and materials held in special collections are generally not available through ILL. <br />Request<br />
  10. 10. Where to Pick up & Return Interlibrary Loans?<br />All CVCC and Troy University at Phenix City users should pick up and return items to the Information Center in Owen Hall (CVCC's library). <br />Pick-up<br />&<br />Return<br />
  11. 11. Who may borrow through Interlibrary Loans?<br />ONLY current faculty, staff, and students of CVCC and Troy University at Phenix City may submit requests. Community patrons are not eligible for ILL service at this time. <br />