loan service is available to currently
enrolled students, staff, and faculty at Victor
purpose is to enhance academic research by
providing materials not
VVC Library. Academic research includes material
needed to complete class assignments, curriculum,
or campus needs. Due to limited staff, we are
unable to request materials for recreational
reading or personal interests.
Materials May Be Requested?
and periodical or newspaper
articles that are not owned
by VVC library.
that have been declared lost or missing from
Materials May Not Be Requested?
- Items that are listed in the library catalog
- Items that are charged out to another patron.
Please place a hold for these items at the
- Materials that are owned by the VVC Library
that can be found in the Reference Department,
Special Collections, or on reserve.
issues or volumes of magazines or journals.
reference books, videos, cassettes, CD/DVD's,
or rare materials.
attempt to borrow material for free. If
we are not able to obtain items for free,
the requester will be notified to determine
are willing to pay the cost. The library
pays for postage and mailing insurance in
fine of 25¢ per
day is charged for each overdue item.
or lost materials will include the replacement
cost plus a minimum $10 processing fee.
Frame and Loan Period
interlibrary loan request can take up to
three to four weeks to fill. Extenuating
factors include locating a library that is
willing to lend the item, staffing resources
to fill the
request, and the timeliness of postal service.
loan period, renewal options, and special
conditions are determined by the lending
library. The loan
three weeks. The requester may keep photocopies.
to Place ILL Requests?
Requesters must be currently enrolled VVC students,
faculty, or staff and must have an unrestricted
patron registration with the
library. Request forms are available at the Reference
can not be taken over the telephone.
we will need to complete the following
- Book: Complete
title, author, and publication date.
Journal, or Newspaper: Complete
magazine title and date of the issue, volume
and/or issue number, article page numbers,
and author and title of the
article. Also please provide the source
of the citation or where you found the reference
to the article. (*Incomplete
citations may result in unfilled requests.)
and Returning Materials
requester will be contacted by phone when the
materials arrives in the library. All items
must be picked up and returned to the Circulation
Desk (ext. 2262).