Shields Interlibrary Lending to Institutions

Shields Library provides photocopies and returnable loans to other libraries according to the provisions of national and international interlibrary loan codes. All medical, academic, public, government, research and corporate libraries are eligible.

Priority for filling requests is given to the libraries of the University of California, Stanford University, and other reciprocal partners, then to California State University System, California community college, and California Public libraries.

For information on ILL borrowing services for UCD faculty, staff, and students, please refer to the Request Books or Articles webpage.

Requests may be submitted electronically via OCLC. Requests are also accepted via ALA form or IFLA form or E-mail. Telephone requests are not accepted.

Telephone: (530) 752‑2256
Address: Interlibrary Lending Service
Peter J. Shields Library
University of California, Davis
100 North West Quad
Davis CA 95616-5292

Rush Requests

Rushes will be processed within one business day. The ILS unit works from Monday-Friday. Please call the ILL office to request Rush Service.

OCLC IFM is preferred. Borrowers not billed through OCLC IFM are invoiced monthly. Invoices must be paid by check or bank draft in U.S. dollars or IFLA vouchers. Credit Card payments are not accepted.

Loans Copies Special Handling Rush
California Public Libraries & California State Library No Charge No Charge No Charge Not Available
California Research Bureau Per Agreement Per Agreement Per Agreement Per Agreement
Stanford University No Charge No Charge No Charge No Charge
California State University, California Community Colleges, and California non-profit libraries
(medical, hospital, academic, government, non-profit)
$11.00 $11 for each 30 page increment $15.00 $15.00
Out-of-state academic, public and government libraries $20.00 $20 for each 30 page increment $15.00 $15.00
Corporations, For-profit, Law Firms, and Information Vendors $30.00 $30 for each 30 page increment $15.00 $15.00
  • Special handling fee is charged for processing courier delivery and loans shipped outside the US and other special processing circumstances.
  • Rush requests may require the borrower to submit a Fedex Account number.
Shields ILL Lending (530) 752‑2256