ILL Lending Policies

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* ILL turnaround times may vary during holidays and breaks.

 

ILL Hours

Mon-Thurs: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
*Hours may vary during holidays and breaks.
 

Indiana Libraries (Except For-Profit)

  • Please place your orders via OCLC.
  • Loan period is 30 days with a two week renewal usually possible.
  • We participate in the INfo Express delivery program with daily shipments and delivery.

Big Ten Academic Alliance Libraries

  • Please place your orders via OCLC.
  • Please call (765) 494-2800 if you have any questions about our lending policies or billing.

Other Libraries: Academic, Public & Government (US & Canadian)

  • Please place your orders via OCLC.
  • Costs: Loan or Photocopy Fee - $15.00.
  • We prefer IFM billing, but will invoice.
  • Loan period is 30 days with a two week renewal usually possible.

Others

  • If you are an Indiana resident, you may use the Purdue University Libraries collections on campus and apply for a borrower's card to check out circulating books. Call Circulation Services at 765-494-0369 or view the Visitor Information page for details. If you cannot visit campus to use material that is here, contact your local public library's interlibrary loan service.
  • If you need material which is not available in the Purdue University Libraries, contact your local public library's ILL department.
  • If you are affiliated with an academic institution, contact your library's interlibrary loan service.
  • We do not loan to individuals. Please contact your local public library's interlibrary loan service.

Non-Return Billing Policy

Any Institution that fails to return material within 30 days past the due date will be billed for the replacement cost of each item plus a non-refundable $25.00 processing fee per item. Institutions returning material within 180 days of the billing date will receive a credit/refund for the replacement cost only.