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OCLC Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program: Participating Libraries

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Participating Libraries

Library Name Policy
American University  The library will check with the home library to make sure the faculty member is in good standing
Ball State University Will be given a library card, allowing a 4-week check-out
Biola University  Speak with Access Service Manager. The library will contact the home library for confirmation the faculty member is still employed. 
Carleton University  Borrow print items up to 500 books for 120 days, Place requests for materials for CU material. Access to online resources
College of William & Mary Visiting faculty can check out up to 20 items from our circulating collection for a month.  Public scanners are available as well.  
Duquesne University  Would need to contact AUL for Access Services to arrange to visit
Emory University  The loan policy 3 weeks at a time.
Fordham University  Participants, see the library website for details.
George Mason University  The loan policy 3 weeks at a time with one renewal
George Washington University  Participants, see the library website for details.
Georgia Institute of Technology  Participants, see the library website for details.
Georgetown University  The loan policy is six books for a period of four weeks, with two renewals.
Indiana State University Each person will need to request a card directly to libadmin@indiana.edu giving their field of expertise, their rank (faculty or staff), and a campus address where they can receive the physical card
Indiana University/Bloomington Each person will need to request a card directly to libadmin@indiana.edu giving their field of expertise, their rank (faculty or staff), and a campus address where they can receive the physical card
Iowa State University Fill out the Application borrower card form. No Wi-Fi, but would be given username and password for computers. Would be considered faculty
Kansas State University Circulating materials can be borrowed for 30 days and renewed 11 times for 30 days each time.
Lehigh University May borrow up to 30 books for 50 days renewable 5 times. 
Louisiana State University Participants, see the library website for details.
Loyola University of Chicago Participants, see the library website for details.
Marquette University Contact the Circulation Desk before a visit to make arrangements.
Michigan State University Participants, see the library website for details.
Northern Arizona University Participants, see the library website for details.
Northern Illinois University Participants, see the library website for details.
Northwestern University Contact circulation@northwestern.edu to set up your privileges.
Ohio State University Participants, see the library website for details.
Old Dominion University Participants, see the library website for details.
Pepperdine University Participants, see the library website for details.
Purdue University Use Purdue Borrow
Queen's University Participants, see the library website for details.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Participants, see the library website for details.
South Dakota State University Home Library will need to email the following information: Name, address, phone number, area of research, and dates when the researcher will be visiting. 
Southern Illinois University/Carbondale Participants, see the library website for details.
State University of New York at Albany Participants, see the library website for details.
University of Arkansas  Application to fill out
University of Alberta  Participants, see the library website for details.
University of British Columbia  Application form filled out beforehand
University of California/San Diego  Registration form with the required verification information in advance, but we can also manage that when they are onsite.
University of California/Los Angeles  Will need the RFBP cand and current faculty ID from their home institution. Will issue an Access-only library card. 
University of California/Irvine  Faculty are asked to fill out an application at one of the checkout desks
University of Chicago  Tenured or tenure-track faculty members at OCLC Institutions are eligible for quarterly borrowing privileges at the University of Chicago Library.  These borrowing privileges allow up to 25 items checked out at a time. The loan period is an academic quarter and patrons can renew up to 3 times. To establish privileges, individuals must obtain an OCLC Faculty Borrowing Card from their institution's library.  Then, visit the ID & Privileges Office and present their school ID and a government-issued photo ID along with the OCLC Faculty Borrowing Card.  We also now require proof of the COVID-19 vaccine for everyone accessing the library. More details on the COVID-19 policy are here.
University of Delaware  Contact with info for the registration card.  The reciprocal card will be issued for a year and is not transferable and is only available for full-time faculty members.
University of Guelph  The requirement that faculty participating in the OCLC Reciprocal Borrowing program must meet is a letter from their home institution (the library or the department) on official letterhead that verifies that they have permission to participate. The letter should also state how long they'll be conducting research so that we can update the borrowing period accordingly. If they would like to utilize our archival materials, there is a separate process, and they should e-mail that department directly to coordinate a visit.
University of Houston Talk with the Service Desk to create a circulation account in the system.
University of Kansas  To establish borrowing privileges for circulating collections at the University of Kansas, the person may present the OCLC card and complete an application form on-site.  We also ask to see the faculty ID card and a government-issued photo ID and request payment of $20 for one year of borrowing.  A person may complete this process at the Watson Library Checkout Desk; see location and hours information.  Please note that if the person is primarily interested in research at Kenneth Spencer Research Library (Special Collections, University Archives, Kansas Collection) there is a separate registration process;  see KSRL.
University of Kentucky  UK's Circulation Desk will set up an account in the system, then be able to check out books from the library. Same privileges as our Community Borrowers – 10 books for 28 days with 2 renewals.
University of Maryland/College Park  Participants, see the library website for details.
University of Massachusetts/Amherst  Participants, see the library website for details.
University of Mississippi Participants, see the library website for details.
University of Missouri/Kansas City Participants, see the library website for details.
University of Missouri/St. Louis Can't physically check out items but can still come in and use the resources.
University of Nebraska/Lincoln The borrowing/loan policy varies a bit based on the media type, but in general 28 days for monographic materials and 3 days for periodical/serials. Computer use and on-site database access will require credential verification at a service point location.
University of Notre Dame Faculty who are interested in receiving a Guest ID card should email and request an application.
University of North Dakota Participants, see the library website for details.
University of Northern Colorado Faculty who are interested in receiving Guest privileges should directly email Library.Reference@unco.edu 
University of Oklahoma Participants, see the library website for details.
University of Oregon Participants, see the library website for details.
University of Saskatchewan Participants, see the library website for details.