Services - Interlibrary Loan
Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement
Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley is a higher
education consortium composed of four academic institutions
located within twelve miles of one another in the villages
of Canton and Potsdam in the St. Lawrence Valley of Northern
faculty, and staff of the four institutions may use all libraries
and collections on site for research and study. A direct borrowing
agreement allows students, faculty, and staff to borrow materials
from the general circulating collection of all libraries.
Borrowing in person may be done on presentation of a valid
library has its own online public access catalog (OPAC). The
OPACs are accessible via telnet or WEB-interface.
borrowing is subject to the rules of the lending institution.
The borrower bears the responsibility for understanding
the policies of the lending library and for the materials
borrowed from the time of checkout until the item is returned.
borrowed from another library may be returned through the
library at the borrower's home institution.
are expected to respect due dates and recalls and to respond
to all notices. Failure to receive an overdue notice does
not relieve the borrower of responsibility for returning
materials on time.
libraries will assess fees for repair or replacement of
damaged or lost materials. The borrower's home institution
may be asked to cooperate in the collection of such fees.
libraries may limit the number of items loaned to students,
faculty and staff of other Associated Colleges' libraries.
not complying in full with library policies may be subject
to administrative sanctions at their home institution and
may be denied further loans.