Related page: ILL Borrowing
Libraries is an OCLC lending participant but will also lend
materials from its circulating collection to non-OCLC participating
libraries and institutions. OCLC symbol is: DHU
Lending requests are processed
at the Founders Library for all Howard University library
collections, except Health Sciences Law and the Moorland-Spingarn
Requests may be entered
directly on-line through the OCLC Passport system for ILL.
Requests may also
be mailed or faxed directly using the standard ALA request
Mailing Address is:
ILL, Room 233
500 Howard Place,
Washington DC 20059
Phone: (202) 806-5670 | Fax: (202) 806-7271
ILL Lending Policy
Howard University Libraries
has reciprocal arrangements with the Chesapeake Information
and Research Library Alliance (CIRLA), Historically Black
Colleges & Universities (HBCUs), Washington Information
and Research Library Consortium (WRLC), and other academic
libraries and institutions, and agencies of the US Government
and the District of Columbia.
Other organizations including
law firms and private organizations are charged as follows.
Reciprocal agreements are welcome.
HUL lends circulating items & provides photocopies free to RECIPROCAL LENDERS--HBCU libraries, Chesapeake Information and Research Library Alliance (CIRLA), Washington Research Library Consortium, academic/public libraries & government agencies.
OTHER NON-PROFIT INSTITUTIONS: Books $15 processing fee/item, plus $15 for rush requests/item; articles: $10 processing fee up to 25pages/item + $0.25/page over 25 papges; $15 extra for rush requests/item.
BUSINESS, including law firms: Books $15 processing fee/item, $15 extra for rush requests/book; no photocopied items. Charges prepaid to Howard University Libraries.
Free to reciprocal academic libraries and institutions,
and to agencies of the US government and the District of
Columbia. $10.00 to all other borrowers.
Other Lending Facilities
at Howard University
Howard University Health Sciences
Library, Law Library, and the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
have separate interlibrary loan units. The NAD and OCLC Symbols
for these libraries are:
Health Sciences Library:
NAD is DHX
Phone: (202) 884-1507
Fax: (202) 884-1506
Howard University Health
Sciences Library is not an OCLC participating lender.
All interlibrary loan requests must be sent on ALA forms
mailed or faxed to their address above. Please note
that fees may apply. For further details see Health
Sciences Library Policy
Law Library: NAD is
Phone: (202) 806-8207
Fax: (202) 806-8412
Contact: Mrs. Felicia O. Ayanbiola
Center: NAD is DHM
Phone: (202) 806-4237
Fax: (202) 806-5405
Please note that
the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center is not a lending
library. Theses and Dissertations for Howard University
Graduate students do not circulate. However, a photoduplication
of about 10% can be made. See Moorland
Library Division Regulations for details.
law of the United States (Title 17, United States
Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions
of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions
specified in the law, libraries and other archives
are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction.
One of these conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction
is not to be ‘used for any purpose other than private
study, scholarship, or research.’ If the user
makes a request for and later uses a copy or reproduction
for purposes in excess of ‘fair use’, that user
may be liable for copyright infringement.”
restrictions and charges may apply. Howard
University Libraries reserves the right to use its
discretion to refuse any ILL request that violates
the copyright stipulation