[bksvol-discuss] Re: Paying for ILL

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2012 02:06:46 -0800 (PST)

I agree with you. You should be able to get unimited books from that library

> From: Kelly Pierce <kkellyp@xxxxxxxxx>
>To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 10:05 PM
>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Paying for ILL
>Here in Chicago, interlibrary loans of books are free, unless the
>lending institution charges a fee to the library.  However, there may
>be a charge for large requests for magazine and journal articles if
>the library needs to tap another institution and they charge a fee.
>The University of Illinois has America’s fifth largest library with
>more than 12 million volumes.  As a taxpayer, I helped pay for this
>and believe I should be able to obtain certainly more than a measly
>five books a year from this incredible resource.
>On 1/25/12, Roger Loran Bailey <rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I only used interlibrary loan once and there was no mention of a fee. I
>> was told that if they had to go out of state for it I would be charged
>> for shipping, but they found what I was looking for in state.
>> On 1/25/2012 10:35 PM, Shelley L. Rhodes wrote:
>>> Hi everyone,
>>> I am just curious.
>>> How many of you have a fee or a charge or a requested donation
>>> associated with Interlibrary loans?
>>> For many years ours were free, and we could borrow items from across
>>> the state.  But this year with budgets being cut, we are now, only
>>> allowed 5 free ones a year, and then the rest are a $3.00 donation per
>>> item, which I consider fair, and told the librarian that when she was
>>> talking to me about it.  I use the service a lot, I will readily admit.
>>> But I was just wondering.  Is Pennsylvania catching up to other states
>>> in this.
>>> Shelley L. Rhodes, M.A. CVRT
>>> and Ludden black Labrador Guide Dog.
>>> In a library we are surrounded by many hundreds of dear friends
>>> imprisoned by an enchanter in paper and leathern boxes. -Ralph Waldo
>>> Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)
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