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As part of its Interlibrary Loan operations, Randall Library lends materials to other requesting institutions.  We are a SOLINE member, a free lender, and encourage new reciprocal partnerships.  Conditions of service are based on compliance to National Interlibrary Loan Code, the Interlibrary Loan Code for North Carolina Libraries, and all applicable Copyright Laws (e.g. Title 17, US Code).

Requesting from Randall Library

Requests are accepted via OCLC.  We will also accept ALA forms sent by email or fax.  Requests are processed within 2-4 business days. Rush requests that are clearly identified as such are accepted.

  • OCLC symbol: NXW
  • E-mail address: libraryill [at] uncw.edu
  • Odyssey: 152.20.225.230/ILL
  • Fax: 910-962-3863
  • Primary Lending Contact: Beth Howland, (910) 962-7005
  • Secondary Contact:  Chris Malpass, (910) 962-7312
Items available to borrow (see OCLC Policies Directory for complete list)
  • Books in our General Collection and Juvenile Collection
  • Bound journals and magazines (subject to the discretion of library staff)
  • Bound theses and dissertations (2nd copies)
  • Music CDs
  • DVDs (only to libraries willing to reciprocate)
  • North Carolina and US Government Documents
  • Journals, magazines, and newspapers on microforms
  • VHS Cassettes
  • Audiobooks
Items not available to borrow
  • Books in our New and Popular Collection
  • eBooks (due to licensing restrictions imposed by publishers)
  • Special Collections, Archives, or Reference material
  • Items on Course Reserve
  • Current journals, magazines, and newspapers
  • Items in campus collections that are not part of Randall Library, including the Curriculum Materials Center, the Betty Stike Education Laboratory, the Upperman African American Cultural Center, and the Center for Teaching Excellence.
Randall Library provides copies from
  • General Collection and Juvenile Collection Monographs
  • North Carolina and US Government Documents
  • Journals, magazines, and newspapers on microforms
  • Special Collections, Archives, and Reference Material (subject to the discretion of library staff)
  • eJournals (pending licensing restrictions imposed by publishers)

We allow a 6-week lending period and one 2-week renewal for most of our materials.  DVDs have a 4-week lending period and are not eligible for renewal.  All loans are subject to recall.

We ship via UPS or USPS, and deliver electronically via Odyssey or Article Exchange.

For more information please contact the Interlibrary Services office at libraryill [at] uncw.edu (subject: ILL%20Lending%20Question)  or Beth Howland at howlande [at] uncw.edu (subject: ILL%20Lending%20Question) .

 

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