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Statewide Interlibrary Loan

Introduction

requestIT CT is Connecticut's new statewide Interlibrary Loan service. requestIT is the Interlibrary Loan module in findIT CT, Connecticut's statewide library catalog.

Pilot Project: 25 libraries were trained to use the requestIT CT Basic ILL system on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 and began using the system to fill legitimate ILL requests on Wednesday, April 19. We expect to roll out the Basic ILL system to all interested libraries starting in June 2017. Stay tuned...

Interlibrary Loan Code

The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) of the American Library Association (ALA) provides the Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States (linked below). The Explanatory Supplement to the code (also linked below) points out that the code "does not override individual or consortial agreements or regional or state codes which may be more liberal or more prescriptive. This national code is intended to provide guidelines for exchanges between libraries where no other agreement applies." The Interlibrary Loan code is reviewed and revised every seven years. The current version went through a 2 year revision process and the resulting changes were approved in January 2016.

ILL requests processed in requestIT CT fall under the provisions of this code.


Blank ILL form for offline requests


For background on the ILL Code  and the latest revision try the article, "Unlocking the Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States" (PDF)

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requestIT CT is Connecticut's new
Statewide Interlibrary Loan Service

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