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Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Programs

PALCI Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program

Falvey Library, as a member of PALCI, has agreed to participate in a program that offers free reciprocal borrowing privileges to faculty at member institutions so they may have direct, personal access to materials that are not available at their home institution. Faculty are eligible to borrow materials on-site from participating libraries after completing the following steps.

  • Get an authorization form signed by the circulation department at your home institution's library.
  • Bring the completed and signed authorization form to the participating library
  • The library will establish a record for you in their system that will allow you to check items out from their library. Additional information may be requested to complete the registration process.
  • You will be responsible for returning the material to the library from which it was borrowed. Your home institution library may agree to return items to the lending library through interlibrary loan. Contact your local library about its policy.
  • Each participating library sets their own policies. You will be financially responsible for the items you borrow. Upon request, the lending libraries should supply you with the details of their policies when you borrow materials from them.

OCLC Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program

The OCLC Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program grants faculty members from participating institutions borrowing privileges and on-site access to the collections of other participating academic research libraries.

Request an OCLC Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program card from the library at your home institution and take it together with your valid university ID and a current government-issued photo ID to the circulation desk of the participating library. Borrowing privileges may vary from institution to institution. 



Last Modified: 2017-07-20 14:14:31