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Looking for a book or article that the OCCC Library does not own? Request it via Interlibrary Loan!
The OCCC Library can borrow books and get copies of magazine, journal, and newspaper articles not owned by the OCCC Library. They may come from libraries around the United States. All current OCCC students and employees can use ILL. There is no charge for this service, though occasionally we may not be able to obtain some articles due to cost.
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Lending libraries may place restrictions on the loan. "For Library Use Only" and other restrictions must be honored. ILL staff reserves the right to refuse service to any patron who may jeopardize borrowing agreements by violating lending library's stipulations.
Textbooks cannot be requested via ILL.
When a free copy of an interlibrary loan request cannot be located, OCCC Library staff reserve the right to cancel the request.
Start by placing your ILL request. Request forms can be found...
How long does it take?
When it comes in...
How long can I keep my ILL?
Library staff reserves the right to limit the number of requests made. Copyright law further restricts what the Library may request.
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We accept OCLC, email, and phone requests. We will not lend periodicals, A/V, microfiche, or reference items. Loan periods are six weeks. Photocopies are free up to fifty pages, $.10 per page thereafter. OCCC ILL is closed one to two weeks in December and one week in March.
The 1978 Federal Copyright Law has placed a limit on the number of photocopies a library may request from periodicals published within the last five years. Usually this will not affect the ability to request material.