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Research Guides

Eastern Washington University Libraries

Interlibrary Loan

Contact Us

Interlibrary Loan:

Hours: 7:00 am–4:00 pm, M–F

Phone: 509-359-2492



Problems or emergencies:
Contact the ILL department during business hours. If you need to report a problem after 4:00 pm or during the weekend, please contact the Circulation Desk at 509-359-7888.

For Borrowing Libraries

OCLC Symbol: WEA

Affiliations: LVIS, Orbis Cascade Alliance

For detailed lending policies, please see the OCLC Policies Directory.

Eastern Washington University's JFK Library is a LVIS library.  For non LVIS, we are a reciprocal library. Our fees are the same as yours.

Our lending policies are:

 Loan Period: 6 weeks from date of receipt of request.

  • Microfiche are available for loan.
  • Microfilm: Limit 5 reels per order, no renewal. Only newspaper films over five-years-old circulate.
  • Non-Circulating: Reference, Special Collections, Rare, Reserve, Periodicals, Newspapers.
  • Shipping: Materials will be shipped by U.S. Mail, Library Rate unless otherwise specified.
  • Shipping to members of the SUMMIT Consortium will be via courier.
  • Renewals: One renewal may be granted unless a hold has been placed on the item.
  • Recalls: Items may be recalled at any time.
  • Overdues: You will be notified via email.
  • Charges: Reciprocal. If you charge us, we will charge you. ($3.00 minimum)
  • Non-lenders & For fee document suppliers: $15.00
  • Lost book fee = average cost of academic books (adjusted annually) per book + processing fee.
  • Lost media replacement cost + processing fee.
  • Invoices: Billed monthly, OCLC IFM participant.
  • International: $20.00 USD shipping fee for books (returnables) or two IFLA coupons.

Article Exchange =  

Accept Requests via: ALA, Email, Mail, OCLC ILL, Phone
EWU follows the National Interlibrary Loan Sharing Code & CONTU Guidelines

Retention:   Photocopies are the property of the borrower, unless specified otherwise.

Shipping Address

Eastern Washington University

EWU Libraries - ILL

320 Media Lane, 100 LIB

Cheney, WA 99004-2453 

United States

Contact Information

Address: 320 Media Lane, 100 LIB

Cheney, Washington USA 99004

Phone: 509-359-2492