- Does Ship own the book?
- Do other libraries own the book?
(and how far away they are)
- Can I request it via Interlibrary Loan?
- All Interlibrary Loans are handled in ILLiad
- Length of Loan terms are set by the lending library
- ** Pay attention to the due date
(these may vary by lending library)
- ** Pay attention to the renewal date
(generally 5 days on either side of the due date)
(some lending libraries offer a loan with "no renewals")
- ** Pay attention to the restrictions
(some lending libraries offer a loan with "in library use only")
- If any Ship user is identified as having too many overdue loans, Ship ILL may be blocked from borrowing ILL requests at individual institutions
- Recently published titles
- Multiple copies of the same title
- Titles owned [at Ship Library]
- Course Reserves