Policies

The UNL Libraries make loans and photocopies available to researchers at other libraries. We do not accept requests directly from individuals outside of the Lincoln area, but will gladly work with other libraries.

About Us

  • GROUP AFFILIATIONS: OCLC, NEBASE, CIC, ARL, NLA Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement, NEPU Union List, BIGU Union List, NE$A Union List.

  • WE ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING REQUEST TYPES:
    • IFLAM
    • OCLC
    • ALA
    • FAX
    • ARIEL
    • online web form.
  • SCHEDULE: We are closed from approximately December 23 to January 2 each year.

  • Federal document depository since 1907 (100% selection)

  • State document depository since 1975.

Loan Rules

  • BOOKS:
    • 4 weeks (12 week for CIC)
    • Renewals usually granted if submitted by the due date
  • MICROFILM:
    • No renewals
  • DVDs, CDs, SOME JOURNAL VOLUMES:
    • Library Use Only
    • No renewqals
    • 1 week use (+2 weeks shipping)

Collections

  • NONCIRCULATING ITEMS:
    • LPs
    • Bluerays
    • Games
    • Microfiche
    • Newspapers
    • Archival/rare items
    • Reference items
  • DISSERTATION/THESIS LENDING: Yes, a digital copy is provided if possible. If not, a circulating copy will be provided if a second copy is available.

  • FICHE COPYING: Please inquire

  • MICROFILM LENDING: Yes, except for archival/rare items

Charges/Fees

  • LOAN CHARGES:
    • Nebraska/CIC/Special Agreement: $0
    • US/Canada: $15
    • Other: $30
  • PHOTOCOPY CHARGES:
    • Nebraska/CIC/Special Agreement: $0
    • US/Canada: $15
    • Other: $30
  • BILLING METHOD: OCLC IFM billing or Invoiced with material.

  • ACCEPTED PAYMENT METHODS:
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Check or Money Order from a United States Bank