Out of curiosity, and apparently in total innocence, Dundes put in a request on interlibrary loan.
The borrowing library should make every effort to exhaust its own resources before turning to interlibrary loan.
It is recognized that interlibrary borrowing does not relieve any library of the responsibility for developing its own collection.
The library should refuse to request books on interlibrary loan on behalf of borrowers who abuse the privilege.
When a loan is arranged, the clerk prepares the interlibrary loan forms (still intact) for the driver.
interlibrary loan, photocopy and reference procedures manual.
Make sure your teletype messages and interlibrary loan forms are free from typographical errors.
Your library is responsible for all books it borrows on interlibrary loan.
place for books, late 14c., from Anglo-French librarie, Old French librairie "collection of books" (14c.), noun use of adj. librarius "concerning books," from Latin librarium "chest for books," from liber (genitive libri) "book, paper, parchment," originally "the inner bark of trees," probably a derivative of PIE root *leub(h)- "to strip, to peel" (see leaf). The equivalent word in most Romance languages now means "bookseller's shop." Old English had bochord, literally "book hord."