There are three borrowing services available:
|Law Library||Consortium Loan Service (CLS)**||Interlibrary Loan (ILL)|
|Initial Loan Period||End of academic year.||End of semester.*||Varies per lender & item type. Majority 3-6 weeks. A few 8-16 weeks.|
|Renewals & Limits||Permitted. No Limits, unless recalled.*||1-2 renewals, unless recalled.*||1 renewal at most, if permitted.|
|Renewal Period||Till end of next academic year.||Approx. till end of next semester.*||Approx. 2-6 weeks.|
|Turnaround Time||Paging: 1-2 working days.||3-5 working days.||3-7 working days, varies by lender and number of copies generally available.|
|Fines||None.||Daily recall & overdue fines. Replacement charges for lost items.||Replacement charges for lost items.|
|Privileges||Affected by borrowing history & per Law Library Director.||Affected by borrowing history & per Law Library Director.||Affected by borrowing history & per Law Library Director.|
|Contact for Questions||Library Research Services (LRS), firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-662-9073.||Library Research Services (LRS), email@example.com, 202-662-9073.||Library Research Services (LRS), firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-662-9073.|
|Service Provider||Circulation Desk, 202-662-9131, email@example.com.||Circulation Desk, 202-662-9131, firstname.lastname@example.org.||Interlibrary Loan, 202-662-9154, email@example.com.|
|FAQ or Policy Page||www.law.georgetown.edu/library/services/borrowing/||This guide.||http://guides.ll.georgetown.edu/interlibrary-loanFAQ|
*May vary per item (e.g. DVD). **Policies may vary per lender.
|Consortium Loan Service (CLS)||Interlibrary Loan (ILL)|
|How Service is Selected||
Loan period & renewal policies may be more generous than ILL.
Local consortium van can deliver most CLS books in 3-4 working days.
No daily fines for overdue or recalled books.
Lending pool not limited to consortium libraries.
Renewal requests can be made to and processed by the ILL Office.
Daily overdue and recall fines and replacement charges apply to all faculty. Privileges are affected quickly by fines. Payment may need to be made at the lending library campus.
Consortium law libraries do not lend through CLS.
Loan period and renewal policies may not be as generous as CLS. Your faculty status is not recognized by other libraries.
Loan coming from library outside of DC regions may take 5-7 business days to arrive.