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Interlibrary Borrowing

Interlibrary Borrowing

 

Borrowing Materials from Other Libraries

The Carl Sandburg College Library offers two ways to borrow materials from other libraries, I-Share and OCLC through ill@sandburg.edu. To choose the best method of delivery, please read about the choices below.

 

 

Books

The fastest method to borrow books from other libraries is the I-Share system. Materials arrive, on average, in 2-4 business days.

Search the Sandburg Library Catalog first before requesting materials. If the item is not there, change the search option to “All I-Share Libraries”

Select the catalog you want to search.

Once you’ve found your title, login to your I-Share account. (Show me how!)

Click ‘Request 1st Available’ tab & Request button

request items tab.

If a book is not available in the I-Share catalog, place a request on OCLC through contacting ill@sandburg.edu. (Volumes from a multi-volume set are best requested from OCLC.)

                 

Articles

Look up the journal title first in Proquest , Ebsco, or other Databases.

Articles from journals and newspapers that Sandburg does not have a subscription to must be requested on OCLC through by contacting ill@sandburg.edu. Materials arrive, on average, in 1-3 business days.

 

Contact:

Carl Sandburg College Library

Interlibrary Loan

ill@sandburg.edu

309-341-5206

 

 

Information to include in your request email to Jacob:

-        Journal title

-        Article title

-        Journal date (day, month, year, etc.)

-        Journal volume and issue number

-        Your contact information

 

Non-print Materials

Search the Sandburg Library Catalog first before requesting materials.

Items such as DVDs and audiobooks should be requested on OCLC through Jacob.

 

Contact:

Carl Sandburg College Library

Interlibrary Loan

ill@sandburg.edu

309-341-5206