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Case Western Reserve Kelvin Smith Library Interlibrary Loan Fact Sheet & Policy Statement


The Case Western Reserve Kelvin Smith Library interlibrary loan policy is governed by the National Interlibrary Loan Code, the Bibliographic Center for Research Interlibrary Loan Code, and the State of Ohio Interlibrary Loan Code.

Please Note: The following libraries are separately administered organizational units at Case Western Reserve University. Please contact them directly for their interlibrary loan policy statements:

 

Contact the Kelvin Smith Library (CWR) Interlibrary Loan Services:

Access Services Department
Kelvin Smith Library
Case Western Reserve University
11055 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH  44106-7151 (US)

OCLC CODE: CWR    NUC CODE: OClW 

PHONE NO.: (216) 368-3517, (216) 368-3463
FAX NO.: (216) 368-4272
e-mail:  smithill@case.edu

 

We accept requests via:  OCLC, ALA, IFLA, FAX (e-mail for inquiries & comments only, please)



 LOANS & LOAN FEES | PHOTOCOPIES (Fee Schedule) | SPECIAL SERVICES | PAYMENT

Loans

BOOKS
Will lend; 4 weeks use; renewal -- additional 2 weeks, if requested within 5 days prior to original due date; no 2nd renewal
 
PERIODICALS
Will not lend, except under extraordinary circumstances, with librarian’s approval (limited loan period; no renewals; in-library use only)
 
PH.D. DISSERATATIONS
Will lend (U.S. & Canada only); 4 weeks use; no renewals; available from UMI, 1966 to present (please contact directly to verify)
 
MASTERS’ THESES
Will lend (U.S. & Canada only); 4 weeks use; no renewals; selectively available from UMI (please contact directly to verify)
 
MUSIC (BOOKS, SCORES)
Will lend; 4 weeks use; no renewals
 
ASTRONOMY
Will lend; 4 weeks use; no renewals
 
GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS
Will lend (except microfiche & bound serials); 4 weeks use; no renewals
 
REFERENCE
Will not lend, except under extraordinary circumstances, with librarian’s approval (limited loan period; no renewals; in-library use only)
RESERVE MATERIALS
Will not lend (permanent reserve or course reserve)

Other Loan Formats

 
  AUDIO-VISUAL
Will not lend
 
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Will not lend; will photocopy entire monograph titles, dependent upon the condition and length of the items, in accordance with copyright laws – at the dis-cretion of  the Special Collections’ librarian
 
MICROFORMS
Will not lend, except for occasional CWRU thesis/dissertation titles (4 weeks use; no renewals; in-library use only); will not lend newspapers on film
 
MICROFICHE
Will not lend; will reproduce for retention, where practical
 
OTHER
Brittle or damaged books, and items relocated to remote storage (including older thesis/dissertation titles) are not available for loan on ILL.
 

Fees

  • Established *reciprocal agreements (including OhioLINK) no charge
  • Ohio academic & public libraries -- no charge
  • U.S. academic & public libraries outside Ohio -- $10.00 
  • All others -- $15.00
  • Remote Storage (Iron Mountain) retrieval fee (books, theses/dissertations); additional fee --$35.00
  • Invoice processing surcharge (i.e., non-IFM payment) --$2.00
NB: Patrons of OhioLINK member institutions are encouraged to borrow circulating titles directly from our collection, via the OhioLINK online borrowing system.  Patrons may submit their requests through the

Photocopies

(periodicals, proceedings, reference & other materials deemed suitable for duplication):
STANDARD
1-20 pages -- $10.00; 21-40 pages -- $12.00; $0.30 per additional page (no charge to institutions with which CWR has established reciprocal agreements; currently limited)
 
PRINT FROM MICROFILM
1-10 pages -- $10.00; $0.50 per additional page (no charge to institutions which CWR has established reciprocal agreements; currently limited)
 
THESIS PHOTODUPLICATION -- titles unavailable for loan from CWR & unavailable for purchase from UMI--
1-100 pages -- 30.00; $0.30 per additional page (pre-payment required; price quote provided, as below)
Invoice processing surcharge--$2.00 (non-IFM payment)

Special Services

RUSH/DELIVERY
$10.00 domestic UPS; $50.00 min. foreign UPS (based on international zone)
RUSH/FAX
no charge for local; $5.00 domestic long-distance; $10.00 international long-distance
PATRON PICK-UP (LOCAL)
no extra charge beyond standard loan fee (if any applies, as above ); request must be submitted as usual (ALA, FAX, etc.)—one form per title; limit of 5 requests per patron per visit; prior notification from borrowing institution encouraged; items held at service desk up to 48 hrs.
 
SEARCH/VERIFICATION
no charge

Payment

  • Invoice sent with requested material; payable upon receipt
  • IFM billing to OCLC participants
  • Credit cards not currently accepted
  • Deposit accounts not available
  • Make checks/money orders payable to: Case WesternReserve University Kelvin Smith Library

Policy changes are updated on the OCLC Policy Directory, and reflect current policies and procedures. These CWR policies are subject to change.

About Us FAQ

What and Where is Siegal?

The notation "Siegal" in the online catalog refers to the Aaron Garber Library of the Siegal College of Judaic Studies at 26500 Shaker Blvd. Cleveland OH 44122. The Aaron Garber Library is the academic library of the College and the central library of the Cleveland Jewish community. It includes 30,000 volumes, plus periodicals, language tapes, music and text CDs in English, Hebrew and Yiddish. The Library's electronic catalog is part of the online library system managed by Case Western Reserve University, and is included in OhioLINK, the statewide electronic academic catalog system. Online borrowing privileges are reserved for students registered at Siegal College. Community members are welcome to browse the catalog, visit the Garber Library and borrow materials.

For further information, contact by email, or call 216-464-4050 x131 or 132.

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