Borrowing from UMD?

What We Provide:

  • Electronic copies of articles, chapters, and theses from our print collection
  • Electronic copies from our e-resources (license permitting)
  • Loans of circulating books (12 weeks)
  • Loans of circulating media (3 or 12 weeks, depending on the collection)
  • Loans of microform and bound periodicals (4 weeks, library use only, 3 volumes/reels per request)
  • Charges:

  • Electronic copies: $15.00 (1.5 IFLA)
  • Loans within the US: $20.00
  • Loans to Canada: $30.00 (3 IFLA)
  • Other International Loans: $40.00 (4 IFLA)

  • Big Ten, CIRLA, RapidILL ARL reciprocal, and Maryland libraries are exempt from these charges. We accept payment via OCLC IFM, check, credit card, and IFLA vouchers.

    Request Methods

    Please submit requests using our OCLC symbol: UMC. If your library does not participate in OCLC ILL, please use our ILLiad Lending form instead. Use the buttons below to Sign Up (first time users) or to Login (returning users). This form is for borrowing institutions only, not individual users.

    Turnaround Time

  • Deliver electronic copies within 1-4 business days.
  • Ship loans within 1-4 business days (USPS for U.S. libraries; UPS for international libraries)

  • Please note: we cannot accommodate rush requests or courier pick ups.

    Copyright Information

    The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. This institution reserves the right to refuse to fill a copy request if, in its judgment, doing so would involve violation of copyright law.