Who may borrow from the University of Texas at Brownsville?
University of Texas at Brownsville lends to all institutions including those located oversees (articles only for those located oversees). Preference is given to libraries that belong to the following groups: AMGS, AMBC, LVIS, ILLD, PAOS, RFBP, UTXL, TAEX, and NEPU.
How do you accept requests?
We accept requests via OCLC ILL (preferred), e-mail, fax, telephone, and mail.
What materials will you loan?
The following materials are available through Interlibrary Loan:
For photocopies: any collection
For loans: any collection except archival/mixed materials, computer files, e-audio books, e-serials, e-texts, integrated resources, internet resources, kits, maps, microforms, newspapers, photographs, serials, sound recordings, nor visual materials.
Do you charge for lending?
The University of Texas at Brownsville only charges institutions that charge us for borrowing. Requests less than 50 pages incur no charge. Please consider becoming a reciprocal lender. We prefer IFM billing.
How do you deliver materials?
We deliver returnable materials via USPS Library Rate, and Courier/TEXpress. We send articles via Odyssey (preferred), e-mail, and Courier/TEXpress.
We charge a standard processing fee of $30/item plus the cost of the material.
Loan period: 1 month
Renewal period: 3 weeks
Renewal max: 2 renewals
Please contact us directly at the e-mail or telephone number above concerning any questions. The University of Texas at Brownsville Interlibrary Loan Department operates according to the University’s Academic Calendar.