Apply to the Christopher Center Circulation desk (2nd floor) at
least one business day before your visit to another library. We will notify
you when your ALI Borrowers Card is ready for pickup.
Students: The expiration date on your ALI card will be the last day
of classes for the current semester. Faculty and staff: The expiration
date on your card will be same as the expiration date on your employment
contract or June 30 of the current year, whichever comes first.
Make sure you understand and accept the ALI Borrowers' Responsibilities
If you wish to return your borrowed items via the interlibrary loan
courier service, you must return the item directly to the Interlibrary
Loan (ILL) Manager (M-F 8:30-4:30, x5363) and explain that it is an
ALI return. You will be responsible for any fees for items returned this
way. We cannot guarantee the safe return of ALI borrowed items left at
the Circulation Desk or in the ILL Office without the
ILL Manager present.
Students, Faculty and Staff From Participating ALI Institutions Who Wish
to Borrow from Valparaiso University
Apply at your home campus library for your ALI card.
Present your ALI card and an ID with your current address to the Christopher
Center Circulation Desk (2nd floor) at least one hour before closing.
The Circulation Manager will enter your record into our local
system and issue you a Valparaiso University Borrowers Card with our campus barcode.
Present your Valparaiso University Borrowers Card at the Circulation Desk along with
the materials you wish to borrow.
ALI Borrowers’ Responsibilities
Present the ALI Borrowers Card and other ID requested by the lending
library for each visit.
Observe the rules and regulations of the lending library.
Return materials safely and in a timely manner. Return of materials
via the home library interlibrary loan service may be possible, but borrowers
are responsible for any charges if they occur.
Pay all fees, fines and other financial obligations incurred.
Return recalled materials immediately in person or by priority or express
Supply accurate mailing address and keep it current.