Princeton University Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services
East Asian Library Users
Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 5:00
Phone: (609) 258-3182
East Asian Library

Links To:
Interlibrary Loan Lending Services to Other Libraries
Requests accepted via:
  • OCLC: PUL (enter our symbol two times)
  • Web Form: Non-OCLC libraries must register here. If your library has already registered with us, you can logon here.
*The minimum fee per request is $20 IFM/$30 Invoice for all copies (regardless of location) and for loans sent to North American libraries, and $30 IFM, $40 Invoice or 4 IFLA vouchers to for loans shipped to libraries elsewhere.
*Payment is accepted via check, money order, or IFLA vouchers (NO credit card payments or bank transfers).
    Article: minimum fee includes first 50 exposures per request;
    Loan: minimum fee includes up to 6 volumes or reels
*RLG SHARES Exception: $10 IFM for ALL copies (regardless of location) and loans to North American Libraries.

A/V Policies:
*CDs are loaned within the US and Canada ONLY and must be returned via UPS, FEDEX, DHL, CD&L, or other trackable courier.
*VHS/DVDs are loaned within the US ONLY and must be returned via UPS, FEDEX, DHL, CD&L, or other trackable courier with the following restrictions: 1-week's use, Library-Use-Only, No Renewals (classroom use also allowed for the class period only).
*DVD/VHS from Lewis (Science), Architecture and Psychology Libraries are not available for interlibrary loan.

Major non-circulating collections at Princeton:
Architecture Library (Books will be loaned on a case-by-case basis within the US ONLY; other materials in the Architecture Library remain non-circulating)
Marquand Library (Art and Archaeology)
Rare Books and Special Collections, including:

  • Cotsen Children's Library
  • Graphic Arts
  • Manuscripts
  • Mudd Library
  • Scheide Library
  • Undergraduate theses (Contact Mudd Library at for a photocopy estimate
Data & Statistical Services
Government Documents
Miriam Y. Holden Collection
Pliny Fisk

International Lending:
*The charge for an international LOAN is $30 IFM, $40 Invoice or 4 IFLA vouchers to all libraries outside of North America.
*We prefer to receive IFM or IFLA vouchers as payment but will also accept checks or money orders. (NO payments via credit card or bank transfers)
*Princeton dissertations, microforms, serials, and audio-visual materials are NOT loaned outside of the United States and Canada.
*DVD/VHS are NOT loaned to Canadian libraries.
*The normal shipping method is airmail; we can accommodate other shipping methods and carriers upon request. There may be additional shipping charges.

Academic year (September - May):
Monday - Friday 8:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Summer (June - August):
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

General lending inquiries:
Daye Doobrajh, Lending Coordinator
Phone: 609-258-3327

Mail: Interlibrary Services
Princeton University Library
One Washington Road
Princeton NJ 08544-2098

Liza Scherff-Nesarikar
Interlibrary Services Librarian
Phone: 609-258-5704
E-mail: lscherff@Princeton.EDU

Return to: Interlibrary Services Home Page

Last Updated: 5/19/11
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