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Bailey/Howe Interlibrary Loan Lending Policies

The University of Vermont Bailey/Howe Library lends statewide, nationally, and internationally.

What We Lend

  • We lend all formats.
  • Lending of Media, Reference & Special Collections is done on a case by case basis with special restrictions.

Loan period:

  • 56 days for regular circulating books, with renewals possible for most material
  • 2-4 weeks for AV/Media, Bound journals, Reference & Special Collections, no renewals.
  • Returnables sent via USPS, UPS or airmail.
  • Copies are sent via Odyssey, email attachment, US Mail or fax.

Methods Accepted:

  • OCLC preferred
  • ALA - please email us at bhlibill@uvm.edu and we'll input your request into our system.
  • We do not accept phone or fax requests.


  • No charge to LVIS, NO$$ or reciprocal partners.
  • Other U.S. Libraries are $15.
  • Corporate Libraries are $25.
  • International Libraries are $30 or 2.5 IFLA vouchers for books, $15 or 1 IFLA voucher for copies.

Payments Accepted:

  • IFM
  • Checks
  • IFLA Vouchers
  • We cannot accept credit cards for payment.


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