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InterLibrary Loan / Scan & Deliver Services

Furman Details

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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 his/her 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

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

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.