Interlibrary Loan Lending Policies

Interlibrary Loan provides materials to other libraries. Interlibrary Loan is a library-to-library transaction. We do not accept requests from individuals.

 

ADDRESS:

Interlibrary Loan
McHenry Library
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

HOURS: Mon-Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

TELEPHONE: (831) 459-2234           
FAX: (831) 459-3354
ARIEL: 128.114.163.129

EMAIL: ill@ucsc.edu

ELIGIBILITY

California Public Libraries:

Free loan service is available for circulating materials and photocopies.

In State, Out of State and Foreign Libraries:

Loan service is available for circulating materials and photocopies for a fee, unless you have a reciprocal loan agreement with UCSC.

Individuals:

Loans are not available. Contact your local public library for information regarding interlibrary loan.

Corporate Libraries:

Loan service is available for circulating materials and photocopies for a fee.

MATERIAL AVAILABLE FOR LOAN

LOANED ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO RECALL AT ANY TIME

BOOKS:

  • One year loan
  • Non-renewable for all libraries
  • Reference material does not circulate

JOURNALS:

  • We do not lend bound or unbound journals

DISSERTATIONS AND THESES:

  • Available for loan
  • Archival copies do not circulate
  • Senior theses do not circulate

NEWSPAPERS:

  • We lend microfilm if a circulating copy is available
  • Library use only
  • Limits on number of reels loaned may be imposed
  • Three weeks use

MICROFORMS:

  • Most are available for loan
  • Three weeks use

MEDIA MATERIALS:

  • Videos (VHS) for loan (if they circulate)
  • Three weeks use
  • Non-renewable
  • LaserDiscs, DVDs, CD-ROMS and sound recordings do not circulate

GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS:

  • Available for loan (if they circulate)
  • Three weeks use
  • Non-renewable

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS:

  • Generally not available for loan. Special loans subject to approval by collection manager on an item by item basis.
  • Loan period determined by Special Collection manager
  • Non-renewable in most cases

MAPS:

  • Maps are not handled through the Interlibrary Loan Office. Please contact the Maps Librarian at maproom@ucsc.edu

MAILING SERVICES

  • All UC returnable items sent via Accurate
  • MOBAC affliate returnables sent via MOBAC courier
  • All other materials returned via trackable Fed-Ex

FEES

There are no charges for California Public Libraries or libraries with a prearranged reciprocal agreement.

CALIFORNIA LIBRARIES:

  • Loans: $10.00 loan fee (increasing to $20 as of 7/1/13)
  • Photocopies: $10.00 + tax for requests not exceeding 50 pages total (increasing to $15 as of 7/1/13)

 

OUT OF STATE LIBRARIES:

  • Loans: $20.00 fee
  • Photocopies: $10.00 for requests not exceeding 50 pages total (increasing to $15 as of 7/1/13)


CORPORATE LIBRARIES:

  • Loans: $30.00 fee
  • Photocopies: $15.00 for requests not exceeding 50 pages total

 

FOREIGN LIBRARIES:

  • Loans: $20.00 fee (increasing to $60 as of 7/1/13)
  • Photocopies: $10.00 for requests not exceeding 50 pages total (increasing to $15 as of 7/1/13)

 

PAYMENT:

  • We encourage libraries to use IFM as means of payment
  • Invoices are sent with material if IFM is not an option
  • We do not accept payment by credit card or vouchers

 

LOST ITEMS:

  • Your library will be charged a minimum of $125 per item lost while out on interlibrary loan, plus additional processing fees.
  • UCSC does NOT accept replacement copies for lost items.

 ORDER FORMS 

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST ITEMS