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Resource Sharing: Borrowing Libraries

Contact Information

Arts and Sciences Libraries

Phone: 603-646-2596
Fax: 603-646-2167

Biomedical Libraries

Phone: 603-650-1656
Fax: 603-650-1354

Feldberg Library Direct Contact:

Phone: 603-646-2354

Kresge Library Direct Contact:

Phone: 603- 646-3563

Lending Policy

Dartmouth College Library is committed to resource sharing to facilitate research and learning throughout the world.

Dartmouth loans books, journals, articles, and select materials in other formats.

Non-Circulating items include Evans Map Room material, Rauner Special Collections Library material, Sherman Library Special, and select material based on condition, demand, or location. Many Paddock Music Library CDs and Jones Media Center DVDs and VHS tapes do not circulate either.

Loan Period: 30 days from time of checkout for most material.

Renewals: Up to two renewals of 30 days each are allowed, unless the item has been requested by a local user.

Recalls: All loans are subject to recall. OCLC requests will be recalled through OCLC. All others will be notified by phone, E-mail or fax of the new due date.

Replacement: Replacement of loaned items lost or damaged while out through interlibrary loan is the responsibility of the borrowing library. Replacement fees will consist of the cost of replacement, plus $40 for billing and processing.


$16.00 - OCLC and ALA transactions are billed by OCLC IFM or Invoice.

$25.00 - Corporate Libraries are billed by OCLC IFM or Invoice.

$25.00 - All libraries outside of the United States are billed by OCLC IFM or IFLA vouchers.

$11.00 - Docline transactions are billed by EFTS.

Free - OCLC and ALA requests from non-corporate New Hampshire Libraries, Vermont Libraries, & Federal Government Libraries.


Books: All material is shipped UPS. If no street address is available, material will be mailed through the USPS.

Articles: Articles are sent electronically by ILLiad Odyssey whenever possible. All other articles will be sent via OCLC Article Exchange or by email.