Answered By: Darren Chase
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2017     Views: 84

The loan periods for interlibrary loan materials are determined by the libraries who loan the materials, as are the renewal policies.  

Most libraries lend books and other returnable materials for 4, 6 or 8 weeks.  Some libraries lend DVDs, CDs or bound periodicals with a shorter loan period.  Some materials may arrive with restrictions such as library use only, no renewal and no copying permitted.  The lending libraries decide what if any restrictions are placed on loaned materials.  

Interlibrary loan materials are checked out through the software we use to manage the operation; interlibrary loan materials will not appear or be checked out on your STARS library account.  Any requests for renewals of interlibrary loan materials must be made online or by contacting the University Libraries Interlibrary Loan Department.

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