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Interlibrary Loan Services
- Interlibrary Loan Code (2001)
- Interlibrary Loan Procedural Changes
- Reporting Statistics
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updated July 2014
As part of the justification for expenditure of federal FSTA funds, all SD libraries that participate within the SD Library and Minitex Courier service are requested to submit this report monthly (July 1 to June 30 cumulation).
Interlibrary Loan through State Library
For items that you have borrowed from other libraries via Interlibrary Loan/ILL, each lending library has their own policy regarding renewals. You can find South Dakota libraries ILL policies at SDLN.net . If a library is not listed, please contact the State Library.
Interlibrary Loan through OCLC/ WorldCat
See also: Requesting an item from out-of-state.
A worldwide catalog of 56 million items found in 9,000+ libraries, including State Library & 25+ SD libraries. Additional indexes to books, articles, dissertations, and archive material are also available.
Access From (with username/library card barcode and password): home, library and school campus, state government
Category: books and literature, education and libraries, encyclopedias, general, professional and scholarly
Reporting Interlibrary Statistics
As part of the justification for expenditure of federal LSTA funds, all SD libraries that participate either as nodes within the SD Library Courier service or as nodes with direct communication to MINITEX are requested to submit this report monthly & annually (July 1 through June 30 cumulation). Forms Updated December 2011
In order to determine ILL patterns and trends the State Library needs more exact data. For this reason starting with the Public Library Survey—’12 (collected in the spring of 2013) we will be collecting more detailed information. These forms are for you to begin to collect monthly data starting in January of 2012. School libraries will begin collecting ILL data using this form on the first day of the 2012-2013 school year. The data will be reported on the 2013 School Library Survey in the spring of 2013. Form Updated March 2013
A Recommended Practice of the National Information Standards Organization (NICO). Approved, January 2012.
The physical delivery of library materials is an integral component of the resource sharing process. The delivery community knows firsthand the power of resource sharing as it handles millions of items that are being shipped between cooperating libraries. Borrowing between libraries is cost effective, and our goal is to make the delivery piece of the process as efficient and inexpensive as possible.
Did You Know...
An alternative way to access the Library Catalog is by logging into your ECardPlus. If you don't have a card, that's OK — just click "Guest" and you can search any SDLN Library's catalog.
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