Through its interlibrary loan service, Palmer College students, faculty, and staff in good standing, can obtain items that are not owned by the David D. Palmer Health and Sciences Library.
If you have an interlibrary loan related question, please scroll to the bottom of the page to see contact information for each campus.
If you are ready to make a request, please use the interlibrary loan form.
Palmer's Campus Libraries will borrow items from another library if the campus library
Fees for Book, Dissertations andThesis: No fee for borrowing book, dissertation or thesis.
Palmer's Campus Libraries must adhere to the laws concerning copyright and Fair Use; this includes the payment of royalties under specificcircumstances. If your request requires the payment of royalties, you will be notified prior to the placement of your order.
Any fines for either overdue or damaged item(s) assessed by the lending library are the responsibility of the patron.
All patronsare responsible for fee payment at the time of pick up.
Although there are usually no restrictions on the types of items that can be requested through interlibrary loan, many libraries generally will not loan the following types of items:
The interlibrary loan department will take all measures to fill a patron’s request for a thesis/dissertation, free of charge, from another library or educational institutions.
The lending library determines the loan period for the items loaned.
Return interlibrary loan items by the due date directly to the campus circulation desk.
The Copyright Law of the United States, (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. These include
The time needed to obtain an itemor photocopy can vary considerably.
You will be notified when your material has arrived by the method you have selectedon the request form.
Items are either checked out or picked up, and returned, at the campus library circulation desk during normal operating hours.
You may call the campus circulation deskduring normal operating hoursor you cansend an e-mail to the campus interlibrary loan desk.
Davenport, Iowa, CampusAcademic Affairs(563) 884-5466
San Jose, Calif., CampusAcademic Administration(408) 944-6000
Port Orange, Fla., CampusAcademic Affairs(386) 763-2760
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