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Use of Delivery for Non-ILL Items

Effective: Monday, November 16, 2015

Only materials generated from an interlibrary loan request may be sent to DOD (Delivery on Demand) libraries. If your library has books or other non-ILL materials to send to a DOD library, you will need to make arrangements on your own to have these materials delivered. Violation of this policy will result in the sending library being fined the current cost of the stop.*

OLIS determines a library’s designation as Delivery on Demand based on data on the library’s delivery volume and the state’s budget for delivery.

OLIS certifies libraries to be part of the LORI network.  Only member libraries can use the LORI Delivery system for resource sharing and interlibrary loan.

Even if you are sending non-ILL items to libraries on regular delivery schedule, you must do the following:

1. Check the list of items that can be sent in delivery

2. Check the OLIS-LORI Delivery Stops List to see which libraries are on regular delivery and use the proper 3-letter code when sending to those libraries.

3. Double check to make sure you have NO DOD (Delivery on Demand) libraries on your list.

When approached by a 3rd party to distribute items to other LORI libraries, refer the party to ‘Use of Delivery Services for Non-Profit Organizations’ on the OLIS website.

*As of November 10, 2015 the cost is $25.00 for each stop.