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Fogler Library Interlibrary Loan -- Lending Policies

Books, AV/Media, Special Collections

  • Books from our circulating collection, including Library Annex items
  • Most AV/Media including CDs,DVDs,VHS
  • Circulating items from Special Collections
  • Loan period
  • 4 weeks for regular circulating books, renewals possible for most materials

Microfilm and Microfiche

  • For documents up to 30 pp., we supply scans of microfiche documents.
  • We supply microfiche copies of microfiche documents longer than 30 frames.
  • Loan period
  • 8 weeks for microfilm
  • Microfiche copies are to be supplied to the borrowing patron and do not need to be returned.

E-books, Reference, Rare

  • We are able to supply single chapters but not full versions of ebooks.
  • Reference materials rarely circulate but may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Loan periods:

  • 8 weeks for microfilm

Submitting Requests

  • OCLC (Symbol MEU)
  • ILLiad (logon for libraries)
  • We do not accept phone, email, or fax requests.


  • No charge for loans to public and non-profit libraries.
  • Articles free to LVIS, NO$$ and reciprocal libraries
  • For profit libraries; articles and loans are $25.


Revised: 01/12/2015
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University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5729
Phone: 207-581-1661 | Fax: 207-581-1653
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