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ILL MeLCat and Document Delivery: For Partner Libraries

Resource Sharing options including Interlibrary Loan, MeLCat, and Zahnow Electronic Document Delivery. Guide author: Thom Zantow

Quick Facts and Links

Quick Facts

Contact information

  • Cynthia Holmes-Benner, Circulation Assistant, 989.964.4240 cbenner@svsu.edu

OCLC symbol = EZS
MeLCat code = za010

Affiliations

  • OCLC
  • MLC (Michigan Library Consortium) 
  • LVIS (Libraries Very Interested in Sharing)
  • MeL Delivery and MeLCat

Office Hours
Typically 8-4:30 Eastern or contact the Library Circulation Desk (989.964.4240)

Mail address
Melvin J. Zahnow Library - ILL Dept.
Saginaw Valley State University
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI  48710

Borrowing from SVSU Library

Borrow from EZS

  • Borrowing Request  Formats
    • Prefer OCLC  
    • NOTE: we support MeLCat Visiting Patrons
  • Reduced Services
    • Mid-December to Mid-January
  • RUSH requests
    • Currently we do not charge for ILL requests, RUSH included.
    • It is *strongly* recommended to call us first for RUSH requests
  • Charges
    • Currently we do not charge for ILL requests, RUSH included.
  • Non-Circulating Collections
    • Books: Archives, E-books, Popular Reading, Reference
    • Journals: most E-journals (NOTE: we copy articles but do not lend issues of any journals)
    • Media: we do not loan general collection AV materials at this time (all other media can be borrowed)
    • Microfilm: Archives and unclassed materials
  • Loan Period
    • 4 weeks, 1 renewal permitted
    • The Borrowing Library assumes full financial responsibility in compliance with Section 4.9 of The Interlibrary Loan Code of the United States

Lend to EZS

  • Billing 
    • Prefer OCLC IFM
    • NOTE: We are an LVIS library and do not charge for loans: please reciprocate!
  • Article Exchange and Email
    • Email documents: SVSU_Library@svsu.edu
    • Please let us know if you have problems delivering materials to us
    • We participate in RIDES Delivery five days a week