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Interlibrary Loan

 

The Research Center loans newspapers on microfilm and oral histories on cassette tape to other libraries in the U.S. and Canada.

Loan Policies

  • Loan requests must come from a library.
  • Loaned materials cannot be removed from the requesting library.
  • The loan period is 30 days from the ship date with no renewals.
  • Microfilm must be returned in a box, not a mailing envelope.
  • Shipments are restricted to 5 reels of microfilm or 5 oral history interviews (up to 10 cassette tapes) per patron.
  • New shipments will not be sent until current shipment is returned.

Fees

  • Montana libraries: no charge
  • Non-Montana U.S. libraries: $10.00 per shipment
  • Canada libraries: $20.00 per shipment, payable in U.S. funds
  • Late fees are $0.50 per item per day

Pre-payment is not required. Invoices will be sent at time of shipment. Questions about interlibrary loan should be directed to Lea Solberg at lsolberg@mt.gov or (406) 444-3485.

 

Submit a Request

Interlibrary loan requests must be submitted by a library.

Place ILL request online

Submit ILL request by mail (PDF)

No faxed or telephoned requests will be accepted.