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Circulation Guide: Lending Practices

Guide to Interlibrary Loan Services at Ely Library

Interlibray Loan (ILL) is a service that provides current Westfield State University students, faculty, and staff with access to materials not currently owned by Ely Library.

The ILL Department is located in the Access Services area on the first floor of Ely Library.

ILL Coordinator: Suzanne Tiranno

Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 8 am - 4 pm & Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm

Phone: 413-572-5655

Email: ill@westfield.ma.edu OR stiranno@westfield.ma.edu

 

Interlibrary Loan Lending Policies for Other Institutions

Ely Library ILL Lending Practices
 

Books:
Regular borrowing collection: 4 weeks use from shipped date
Renewals: Possible

New books: 4 weeks use from shipped date
Renewals: No

ERC books: 4 weeks use from shipped date with approval
Renewals: Possible

Oversized books: These items do not circulate through ILL.

Popular Reading books: These items do not circulate through ILL. Exceptions are made during the summer.
No renewals.

Reserve Collection: These items do not circulate through ILL.

Periodicals:
Full volume periodicals: do not circulate through Interlibrary Loan.

Scans and Photocopies:
Scans are supplied primarily through Article Exchange transmission. Scans may also be supplied via email.
Photocopies may be supplied as a last resort via First Class mail.

Media:
Regular media collection: DVD, VHS, and CDs are loan for 4 weeks use from shipped date.
Renewals: Possible

ERC Media collection: 4 weeks use from shipped date, with approval.
Renewals: Possible

Popular DVD Collection: These items do not circulate through ILL. Exceptions are made during the summer.
No renewals.

"As at Circulation Desk" Materials: These items do not circulate through ILL.

Reserve Collection: These items on reserve do not circulate through ILL.

Microfilm:
4 weeks use from shipped date
Renewals: Possible

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