Lending Policies for Other Libraries

Materials held at the Law Library:
Please request directly from the Law Library.

Contact Information:

Interlibrary Loan Lending
Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur St. SE
Atlanta, GA 30303
U.S.A.

Phone: (404) 413-2790
Email
OCLC symbol: GSU

Request Methods Accepted:
We prefer that requests be submitted via OCLC (WorldCat Resource Sharing/ILLiad). If you do not have access to OCLC, please use our online web form. First time users, please contact us by email to obtain a username and password. Please include a contact person’s name, Ariel address (if applicable), email address, and shipping/billing address. We no longer accept requests via fax, email, Ariel, or phone.

Fees and Billing Policies:
We supply material free to ARCHE, USG, GOLD, and ASERL libraries. We do not charge SOLINET libraries for loans, or for articles if you do not charge us for articles.

For U.S. and Canada academic, public, and government libraries other than the consortial partners listed above:

  • Loans: $15 per item, 1-4 volumes/reels or 1-20 fiche per bibliographic record.
  • Photocopies: $15 per article for articles 1-30 pages, additional .25 per page for 31-50 pages.
  • Invoice Fee: $10 additional for invoice sent with item or to follow by mail. We welcome payment by IFM instead, and also accept IFLA vouchers. We do not accept credit card payments.
  • Rush Fee: $10 additional

For U.S. and Canada corporate/for profit libraries:

  • Loans: $30 per item, 1-4 volumes/reels or 1-20 fiche per bibliographic record.
  • Photocopies: $30 for 1-30 pages, additional .25 per page for 31-50 pages.
  • Invoice Fee: $15 additional for invoice sent with item or to follow by mail. We welcome payment by IFM instead, and also accept IFLA vouchers. We do not accept credit card payments.
  • Rush service is not supported.

For International Libraries (excluding Canada):

  • Loans: $30 per item, 1-4 volumes/reels or 1-20 fiche per bibliographic record.
  • Photocopies: $30 for 1-30 pages, additional .25 per page for 31-50 pages.
  • Invoice Fee: $15 additional for invoice sent with item or to follow by mail. We welcome payment by IFM instead, and also accept IFLA vouchers. We do not accept credit card payments.
  • Rush Fee: $10 additional

Loan Length:
Our standard loan period for returnables is six weeks with no renewal.

Recalls:
All loans are subject to immediate recall if requested by one of our own patrons.

Delivery Methods:
We ship loans via 1st class mail to Alaska and Hawaii, and to academic, public, and government libraries paying rush fees. We ship via international airmail outside the United States. All other loans are shipped library rate unless you supply your UPS or FedEx account number. We supply articles via Ariel, Odyssey, 1st class mail, or international airmail. We do not supply articles as email attachments. We consider requests for fax delivery on a case by case basis.

Material which does not circulate:
Periodicals, audio-visual material, reference material, maps, computer files. We consider requests for VHS format on a case by case basis for ARCHE and USG libraries only. We do not loan or copy from our Special Collections and Archives through Interlibrary Loan. They consider copy requests on a case by case basis. Your researcher can contact them directly at Special Collections email  or (404) 413-2880, or visit our Reading Room.

GSU theses and dissertations:
Most GSU theses and dissertations submitted since December 2004 are available in electronic format in the ScholarWorks @ Georgia State University. University Library has two copies of most theses and dissertations submitted before December 2004: a circulating copy and a copy held in our Special Collections and Archives. We lend print format dissertations and theses through Interlibrary Loan only if a circulating copy is available.