Lending Policies

Lending information for Library Staff at institutions who want to request materials from the collections of the University Library (OCLC symbol NOC). Materials owned by the The Health Sciences Library (NOH) and by the Law Library (NDO) should be submitted to their separate Interlibrary Loan Services. (Individuals need to contact their local library to request interlibrary loan.)

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Interlibrary Loan Policies
Submit requests OCLC WorldCat Resource Sharing(Enter NOC twice)
If you do not use OCLC, REGISTER for an ILL Account and submit requests online.
Questions to: nocill@email.unc.edu
Scheduled reduction in services Lending office closed most Federal holidays, Thanksgiving (Thursday and Friday), and generally the last ten days in December.
Non-Circulating Items Honors Theses, NC Newspapers, Serials, Videos, CDs, DVDs, Rare Book and Special Collections materials
Loan Period 8 weeks for most materials
Renewals Renewals not permitted
Additional Information OCLC-member libraries may also view policies thru the ILL Policies Directory (symbol: NOC)
Loans (will loan up to four items per request)
North Carolina Libraries and Reciprocal Agreements No fee
Other Libraries/United States, Canada, Puerto Rico $15.00
International Libraries $45.00 (includes delivery by US Air Mail)
Lost Book Fee Replacement costs: $90.00 minimum. Includes $15.00 Processing Fee
Other Fees For delivery by FedEx, UPS, etc., requestors must supply account number and pay charges.
Copies (will copy up to 30 pages)
North Carolina Libraries and Reciprocal Agreements No fee
Other Libraries / United States, Canada, International $15.00
Billing
Billing Methods IFM (preferred); Invoice monthly.
Payment Information OCLC IFM is preferred for payment.
IFLA vouchers (1 1/2 vouchers for copy; 4 vouchers for loan)
MasterCard or Visa.
Checks must be drawn on an American bank in American dollars and must be encoded.
International postal money orders must be drawn in American dollars.

Dissertations/Theses
Dissertations (Doctorate) 1931-1957 Loan hard copy
1958 – present Loan microform. Purchase copy from ProQuest.
2006 – present (incomplete) Available online in the Electronic Theses and Dissertations Collection.
Theses (Masters) 1931 – present Loan hard copy.
2006 – present (incomplete) Available online in the Electronic Theses and Dissertations Collection.
SILS Masters Papers Approx. 1963 – present Loan hard copy if available. Will photocopy if not.
1999 – present (incomplete) Available online in the Master’s Paper Collection. .
Undergraduate Honors Essays Purchase copy from North Carolina Collection.

Contact Information

US Postal address:
Interlibrary Lending
PO Box 8890
Davis Library, Campus Box 3924
UNC-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27515-8890 USA

Courier (FedEx/UPS) address:
Interlibrary Lending
208 Raleigh Street
Davis Library, Campus Box 3924
UNC-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 USA

Telephone: (919) 962-0077
Fax: (919) 962-4451
Email:nocill@email.unc.edu