Borrowing

Items that cannot be borrowed through ILL:

  • Items that are currently owned by any of the libraries on the TU campus.
  • Recently published items (less than a year).
  • Bestsellers and mass market paperbacks.
  • Current textbooks. Test preparation or review materials. Required reading for classes.
  • Entire issues/volumes of periodicals.
  • Unpublished conference papers.
  • Non-circulating theses and dissertations.
  • Non-circulating materials (reference books, dictionaries, archival materials, special collections, etc.).
  • Internal conference papers.
  • Audio-visual and non-book materials.
  • Materials that we own at McFarlin Library or have access to electronically (books, articles, etc.).

Items that may not be possible to obtain through ILL: 

  • Pamphlets.
  • Rare and/or fragile material.
  • E-books or e-documents/articles.
  • Patents, standards, specifications, technical papers.
  • Books published prior to 1900.

If you have any questions or problems, please contact Tamra Stansfield at 918-631-3480 or Amanda Ferguson at 918-631-3497.