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Student Library Services: Interlibrary Loan & ABC

Requesting books

Interlibrary Loan And ABC:

Interlibrary loan and ABC services will continue as long as mail deliveries on campus continue. There may be certain limitations to what can be mailed from the physical collection.

Delivery FAQ

How long until the material arrives at my home?
Local books, dvds, and more: 
ASU materials are mailed to your home - normally within one week.  
Western Carolina University or UNC-Asheville books are sent to ASU and then mailed to your home - in approximately one week.
Note:  You may need to renew your books in order to factor in return mail time.
Loan Periods. 

Books from away:  
Delivery time from the distant library to ASU's Belk Library varies from 1 to 3 weeks.  The book is then mailed to your home address.
Loan Periods. 

Can I have dvds and movies mailed to my home?
ASU dvds and videos can be mailed to you.   Loan Periods. 
UNC-A and Western videos cannot be requested.

Can I borrow an iPad?
Due to the fragile nature of this item is not eligible to be mailed to distance education students.

What IMC materials may I have mailed to my home?
Books, maps, videos, CDs and other formats.  Kits cannot be mailed.

Can I renew my books?
Books from ASU Main stacks, IMC, Special Collections:  Two renewals are allowed -- if no other holds. To renew go to My Account or call (828) 262-2818.

Books from Western and UNC-A:  Three renewals -- if no other holds. To renew go to My Account or call (828) 262-2818.

Books from away:  Contact Interlibrary Loan at (828) 262-2826. 

Other items:  See Loan Periods.