LORAIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE INTERLIBRARY LOAN SERVICE POLICY
Definition: The Lorain County Community College Library provides resources to meet the study, research, informational, and instructional needs of LCCC and University Partnership students, staff, administrators, and faculty. This is accomplished through use of the LCCC library collection or through Interlibrary loans.
Interlibrary loans are transactions in which library materials are made available by one library to another. Interlibrary loan service supplements the library's resources. For the purpose of this policy, a transaction also includes the provision of copies as substitutes for the loan of original material(s).
Scope: Books or photocopies of pages from periodicals or reference books or reference books needed for research or recreation may be requested from or loaned to another library. (the borrowing library requests either a copy or loan and the lending library decides whether to provision that request)
5. Duration of Loans:
Expenses: The library assumes responsibility for all costs charged by the lending library.
LCCC Bass Library will follow the Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States, which was prepared by the Interlibrary Loan Committee of ALA's Reference and User Services Association (RUSA, a division of ALA) in 1994, and revised in 2001 (with the revision approved by the RUSA Board of Directors in January, 2001), and revised again by the Sharing and Transforming Access to Resources Section (STARS) of RUSA in 2008. The full text of the 2008 Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States statement appears online.