Jerry Falwell Library
Liberty University’s faculty, staff, and students; Other libraries within the United States
The InterLibrary Loan Department provides materials requested by students and employees from Jerry Falwell Library’s physical or electronic collections, or by borrowing from other lending libraries within the United States. The InterLibrary Loan Department also participates in resource sharing by loaning Jerry Falwell Library materials, when possible, to libraries both regionally and nationally.
The InterLibrary Loan Department policy aims to establish parameters by which the department conducts operations and ensures customer access to services. It also exists to clarify the distinct roles of the department, providing materials to university students and employees and to other libraries.
Definition of Glossary Terms
OCLC (Online Computer Library Center): An international cooperative that provides services to libraries and library users
Interlibrary Loan: A service whereby a library borrows a resource from another library on behalf of a library user