requestIT CT is Connecticut's new statewide Interlibrary Loan service. The Interlibrary Loan service will be a part of the new findIT CT statewide library catalog. We expect to begin rolling out requestIT CT in the first quarter of 2016. Stay tuned.
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." Requests processed in requestIT CT will fall under the provisions of this code.
The ALA RUSA STARS Codes, Guidelines, and Technical Standards Committee is seeking comment on draft revisions to the:
The public comment period for the new drafts was from September 14 to November 15, 2015. Members of the U.S. resource sharing community were invited to review the documents and provide feedback to the committee.
requestIT CT is Connecticut's new
Statewide Interlibrary Loan Service
Connecticut State Library | 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106 | 860-757-6500 * Toll-free 866-886-4478
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.