Robert W Van Houten Library

Interlibrary Loan Service to Other Libraries Policy

The NJIT library interlibrary loan and document delivery service attempts to provide interlibrary service to other libraries as sumamrized below

Individual researchers seeking to use materials from NJIT's collections who are unable to come to the campus or to qualify for personal borrowing priviledges must contact their local library's interlibrary loan service for assistance.

NJIT loan of general circulating materials and copies

Categories
(Note: special handling fees apply to all categories)
Special conditions IFM-OCLC Seperate billing
1) Libraries without reciprocal agreements and not part of the five categories below n/a * Loans: $15.00 per request.

* Copies: $15.00 for first 40 pages + $15.00 for each additional 40 pages (or part thereof)
* Loans: $30.00 per request

* Copies: $30 for first 40 pages + $15.00 for each additional 40 pages (or part thereof)
2) Non-corporate NJ libraries

3) Libraries that did not charge NJIT for at least one fill in the last fiscal year
First 10 fills in fiscal year are free
* Loans: $15.00 per request.

* Copies: $15.00 for first 40 pages + $15.00 for each additional 40 pages (or part thereof)
* Loans: $30.00 per request

* Copies: $30 for first 40 pages + $15.00 for each additional 40 pages (or part thereof)
4) Libraries with reciprocal agreements

5) NJ State Colleges

6) Largest lending partners
n/a No charges No charges

Circulating items are loaned for 4 weeks from the date of shipment. Loan renewals must be requested in advance of loan expiration. Libraries failing to return items after loan expiration will be subject to billing procedures and loss of borrowing privileges.

Audio visual or electronic materials, journals, maps, microforms, reserve materials, reference books, or NJIT theses/dissertations are not available for loan.

Special Handling

  • Rush processing: $35.00 per request plus regular charges (includes US mail delivery). The NJIT libraries will retrieve and ready for shipment, if available, requested materials within 24 hours or receipt of a request received Monday through Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 am EST.
  • Fax delivery: Regular charges plus $ 1.00 per page for North America.
  • Express Surface Mail: Regular charges plus delivery service costs. (Requesting libraries should supply their service provider's account number.)

NJIT theses/dissertations

How to contact us:

Other libraries may contact NJIT Library's Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Service by:

  • email: lib_ill@adm.njit.edu
  • 973-643-5601 (fax)
  • 973-596-3204 or 973-596-5407 (3:00 pm -11:00 pm during fall and spring semesters)
  • OCLC network Interlibrary Loan ID for NJIT is NJI

Approved: Jan 3, 2002 Librarians Team Meeting