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Interlibrary Loan Lending Policies

Please ask us if you need something we have, as we may be able to accommodate your request.

We ship via INfoExpress within Indiana and U.S. Mail out of state.

Turnaround Time:
Turnaround is typically 24-48 hours.

Methods of Request:
We accept OCLC requests. If you cannot place requests using OCLC, you may email us at the address below to make other arrangements.


Books will be loaned for 35 days with 30 day renewals if not needed by another patron.

Articles will be scanned within copyright guidelines. We will not lend entire issues.

Reference, Reserve, Rare Books, and items from our recreational reading collection:
These books will not be loaned. Sections, however, may be scanned.

DVDs, CDs, Video Tapes:
Will lend to reciprocal libraries only. Some of the collection, including movies produced during the last two years, does not circulate.

Cannot be loaned.

Determined on a case-by-case basis.

Interlibrary Loan Office Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST

(219) 464-5363 Voice mail available at all times.

Mailing Address:
Valparaiso University
Christopher Center Interlibrary Loan Office
1410 Chapel Drive
Valparaiso, Indiana 46383-6493

Closed: New Years, Good Friday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving Break, and Christmas Break. We are open on Labor Day.

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