Interlibrary Loans are books
or journal articles that are not in Grossmontís collection that may be
requested from other libraries. Grossmont
College is part of the worldwide interlibrary loan system and can access
books from thousands of libraries. Students,
faculty, and staff may request items by filling out a form while in the
library or by using the
interlibrary loan form.
College can be obtained in a day or two. Books from other libraries can take up to four weeks to obtain.
Journal articles from
College can be obtained in two or three days. Articles from other libraries can take up to four weeks to obtain.
Charges for Loans
Most Interlibrary loan books are free from the
lending institution, and therefore free to students. However if a
student chooses to request a book that has charges attached to it, the
student will be notified in advance of the charges, and the book ordered
if the student will pay the charges. The least expensive lending
institution will, of course, be chosen.
Charges for overdue books are $3.00 per day.