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Reciprocal Borrowing Agreements

The University Libraries have agreements in place with many other institutions that allow Loyola students, faculty, and staff to use the facilities and collections of other academic libraries.

Chicago-area Libraries with Borrowing Privileges

Library

Faculty Staff Students

DePaul University

Yes    

Hebrew Theological College

*Please e-mail the Head Librarian at least a day in advance to arrange a visit.

Yes

  Yes

Northwestern University

Yes

Yes Yes

University of Illinois Chicago

*UIC has restricted all visitor access and borrowing privileges for the Spring 2022 semester.

Yes

Yes Yes

To obtain access to a library not on this list, see the InfoPass page.

*Note: We strongly recommend that you return items to the library from which you borrow them. Loyola students, faculty, and staff are responsible for any item until it is checked in at its owning library, including fines that accrue during transit.

Association of Chicago Theological Schools

LUC faculty, staff, and graduate students have access to the collections of all ACTS member institutions:

An ACTS borrower identification card is required for access to member institutions. To obtain a card, please visit the Lewis Library Circulation Desk or the Cudahy Library Circulation Desk.

If you are planning to visit a Loyola library location from a member institution, please bring your ACTS borrower identification card along with the other items listed in our Access & Usage Policy. Borrowing privileges are the same as for alumni, other reciprocal borrowers, and community guests. Please see Borrowing & Renewals for details.

Association of Jesuit Colleges & Universities

LUC faculty have access to the collections of all AJCU member institutions:

OCLC Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program

LUC faculty have access to the collections of all participating members of the OCLC Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program. An OCLC borrower identification card is required for access to member institutions. To obtain a card, please visit the Lewis Library Circulation Desk or the Cudahy Library Circulation Desk.

If you are planning to visit a Loyola library location from a member institution, please bring your OCLC borrower identification card along with the other items listed in our Access & Usage Policy. Borrowing privileges are the same as for alumni, other reciprocal borrowers, and community guests. Please see Borrowing & Renewals for details.

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