F&M College Library

Interlibrary Loan at F&M

This guide demonstrates how faculty, staff and current students can use the interlibrary loan service!

Loan Policies

We welcome Interlibrary Loan requests from other libraries on behalf of their patrons.  Please place requests through OCLC (our symbol is LFM).  We loan to libraries in the US and Canada.  Books are shipped via UPS.


  • Books are due in 14 weeks.  No renewals.


  • Please place requests via OCLC or email iloan@fandm.edu.
  • Articles are delivered via Odyssey, Article Exchange or email.

Lending Charges:

  • We do not charge libraries with whom we have reciprocal agreements, or the following groups: ACLCP, LVIS, OBERLIN, PALCI, and Rapid.
  • Loans are $17 for non-reciprocal libraries.
  • Articles are $17 (1-50 pages) for non-reciprocal libraries.
  • Payment through OCLC IFM is preferred.  We will also accept checks made out to Franklin & Marshall College Library.


Materials Ineligible for ILL

The following materials are not eligible for Interlibrary Loan:

  • Bound Journals
  • Full Ebooks
  • DVDs and CDs
  • Microfilm & Microfiche

Return Address Information

UPS, FedEx or other courier service:

Franklin & Marshall College Library

Interlibrary Loan

450 College Avenue

Lancaster, PA 17603-3393

US Mail:

Franklin & Marshall College Library

Interlibrary Loan

P.O. Box 3003

Lancaster, PA 17604-3003

Contact Information


Email us at iloan@fandm.edu or call 717-358-4224.

Our office hours are M-F 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.