Interlibrary Loan is available to current SFCC students, faculty, and staff only. Adjunct faculty and continuing education faculty must have a current and processed contract.
Borrowing patrons must have a current SFCC ID and their Library account must be in good standing.
Patrons may have 5 outstanding ILL requests at a time. ILLs are checked out to the patron and will count in the 10 item limit on an account.
Delivery times are generally 7-10 business days. The Library strives to provide the shortest possible time from request to item availability but an availability date to the patron is not guaranteed.
The SFCC Library will not process Interlibrary Loan borrowing requests for book or other physical materials during the last 3 weeks of the semester; requests for articles may still be processed.
In general, there is no charge for Interlibrary Loan services. On rare occasions a lending library may charge for an item. Patrons will be asked if they are willing to incur the charge before SFCC Library will borrow that item.
Patrons will be charged for any material lost or damaged while in their possession; SFCC Library billing and hold procedures will be followed.
When Interlibrary Loan items arrive, notification will be sent via e-mail or phone, and items will be available for pick up at the Library Front Desk. Any materials not picked up by the patron within 7 days will be returned to the lending library.
Lending libraries determine any conditions regarding the use of their materials. Loans designated as “In Library Use Only” must not leave the SFCC Library.
SFCC Library will lend materials to other libraries as usage for our community allows.
SFCC Library will not lend the following materials:
SFCC Library will bill borrowing libraries for items lost or damaged.
SFCC Library reserves the right to suspend lending to institutions who do not return loaned materials or who return damaged items.