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InterLibrary Loan / Scan & Deliver Services

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Furman University Libraries
Document Delivery/ILL
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC   USA   29613

  • Phone:  864-294-2198    864-294-2263
  • Fax: 864-294-3560
  • OCLC Symbol:  SFU
  • ILL Management:  ILLiad
  • Odyssey Address:
  • We do NOT use ARIEL
  • FEIN#: 57-031-4395

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Information for Borrowing Institutions

Furman lends to all library types

In accordance with standard interlibrary loan practices, we do not accept requests from individuals.  Individuals should contact their local public or academic library to initiate a request.

We accept requests from all institution types via:

  • OCLC

Institutions that would like to borrow materials from Furman but do not use OCLC should contact us directly to set up an ILLiad account.  Each institution is assigned a unique username and password which enables your requests to route directly  to our processing queue.

If you already have a username and password, login to your ILLiad lending account.

Loan Period

  • 2-month lending period, with one 1-month renewal permitted. Please submit your request for a renewal via OCLC or through your ILLiad account.
  • All items are subject to recall

Circulating Items

  • We lend most item-types from our collections, including Microfilm, and A/V from our General Collection & Music Library on a case by case basis.
  • We lend Special Collections & Archives items, usually microfilm, on a case by case basis.
  • We fill requests for articles from our print collections.  We provide electronic copies in accordance with individual agreements.


  • Copies / Loans - We are a free lender.  We do not charge for interlibrary loan.

Delivery Methods

  • Copies - Odyssey, PDF email attachment, fax & US Mail
  • Loans - US Mail

Return Shipping

  • You may return our materials via USPS Library Rate, FedEx/UPS.

Lost or Damaged Materials

  • We will bill your institution for lost and/or damaged items. 

Search the Library Catalog

Use the library's catalog to find books (and more) available here at Furman. If you are looking for a specific item, try searching by title or author to find it fast.