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Requesting from NRLF

    UC Faculty, Staff, and Students
    UC Berkeley Library Cardholders
    Members of the Public
    Loan Periods
    Borrowing Restrictions
    Libraries and Institutions not affiliated with the University of California (UC)

Richmond Field Station, Building 400
Meade & South 47th St.
Richmond, California 94804-4698
Phone: 510.232.7767   /   Fax: 510.233.0455

Access Services: Phone: 510.642.6753   /   Fax: 510.233.0455   /   E-mail: nrlfreq@library.berkeley.edu

Department Head: Jutta Wiemhoff   /   Phone: 510.642.6234   /   E-mail: jwiemhof@library.berkeley.edu

UC Faculty, Staff, and Students

Send requests through the University of California's Melvyl Request service, or through any UC library, following locally established procedures.

UC Berkeley Library Cardholders

Submit online requests via the REQUEST button in OskiCat to borrow material shelved at NRLF. For instructions how to use REQUEST scroll down to "NRLF request" on OskiCat's Help page for Borrowing. To receive electronic or paper copies of book chapters or journal articles, submit an online request via the "Request an article from NRLF (photocopy or web delivery)" link that appears in eligible titles in OskiCat. Circulation staff at public service desks of any campus library can assist you with further questions.

Members of the Public

If you are not affiliated with the University of California, please request material through a public, corporate, or other library.

Loan Periods

Most materials are checked out for two months or one year, depending on the borrowing privileges of the library user. All books are renewable through UC Berkeley's OskiCat library catalog, or by mail or telephone.

Borrowing Restrictions

Items with a "Restricted Use " circulation status can not be viewed at the NRLF. You must request this material at the owning library. Items with "Use @ Lib Only" circulation status may be viewed at any University of California library, but may not be borrowed.

Libraries and Institutions not affiliated with the University of California (UC)

The NRLF provides access to the holdings of its depositing libraries through interlibrary loan of original material for loan and photoduplication requests received via OCLC WorldShare ILL or ILLiad (OCLC symbol ZAP) to libraries within the U.S. only. Regular and rush service is available. We accept payment via IFM only.

Material Available for LOAN (3 weeks; Non-Renewable)

Books:
Will not lend double/triple folios, rare books.

Dissertations and theses:
If second copy is available, will lend to California non-public libraries and out of state academic libraries.  Library Use Only, copying not permitted.

Newspapers:
Will lend if on microfilm for Library Use Only.

Microform/Other Media:
Most microfilm available for loan. Microfiche, software, audio/visual material, maps are non-circulating.

Government Documents:
Generally available for loan. Census material and congressional hearings are non-circulating.

Our facility will not lend items subject to other circulation restrictions.

Shipping
Material is shipped via FedEx Ground Service. For expedited shipping, provide your FedEx account number (Rush fees may apply). For returns, a traceable method of shipping is preferred.

Fees
We accept payment by OCLC IFM only. Consult the OCLC Policies Directory (OCLC symbol ZAP) for the fee schedule.

Other Information
Loan service outside California suspended for the last two weeks of December.

PHOTODUPLICATION

Copyright
All reproductions are supplied in compliance with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code). The Library can neither grant nor refuse permission to use material to which it does not hold copyright. The Library retains all rights to commercial reproduction of material to which it does hold copyright.

Fees
We accept payment by OCLC IFM only. Consult the OCLC Policies Directory (OCLC symbol ZAP) for the fee schedule.

Delivery
Electronic transmission via Article Exchange in OCLC WorldShare ILL.

Dissertations
Doctoral dissertations from September 1962-December 1970, and from December 1975 on, are available from ProQuest.


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