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Requesting Library Items: Interlibrary Loan: How long can I keep Interlibrary Loan materials before having to return them?

How long can I keep Interlibrary Loan materials before having to return them?

Books from I-Share Libraries:  All I-Share libraries have agreed on the same loan periods. Students have a loan period of 30 days, starting when you pick up and check out the book. Loan periods for faculty and staff are usually longer. Several days before the book is due, you will be emailed a courtesy reminder from the lending library that the due date is approaching.  You may renew the book online through your library account.  You should renew the book as soon AS SOON AS YOU RECEIVE the courtesy notice.  You can renew the book three times (30 days each time), and then the book must be returned. 

Books from libraries out-of-state:  Books ordered through the Interlibrary Loan department, through the national consortium, have variable due dates because these are set by the individual lending libraries.  The due date will be noted on the blue slip inside the book.  Some libraries will allow renewals, others will not. If you want to request a renewal of a book borrowed from an out-of-state library, call or email the ILL department to make your request.