Interlibrary Loan

Piedmont Tech participates in two interlibrary loan programs that help students and employees request books or articles that are not available in our library collection. The following is a side-by-side explanation of the two programs:

  PASCAL Delivers OCLC Interlibrary Loans

Who can request?

Piedmont Tech students and employees with clear library records (no fines or lost books)

Piedmont Tech students and employees with clear library records (no fines or lost books)

What can I request?

Circulating books

Circulating books and article photocopies

How do I request?

PASCAL Delivers is an easy, do-it-yourself service that is accessed online through Piedmont Tech's Library Catalog.
 
1. Choose "PASCAL Delivers" in the search box.

2. Search PASCAL's catalog. When you find a book that interests you, click on the item. You will be prompted to sign in to Pathway to make a request. Then, click on "Check Availability."

3. Click on "Request Via PASCAL Delivers." Click "Send Request." We will call you when the book arrives.

OCLC requests must be handled by a library staff member. Tell us about your request using our online request form or by contacting library circulation manager Kayla Leopard at (864) 941-8577 or librarian Sara Morrison at (864) 941-8793.

What is the cost?

Free

Service is usually free; however, borrowers are responsible for fees that may be charged by lending libraries. We will contact you before placing a request that requires a fee.

How long does it take?

3-4 business days

Up to 2 weeks

How long can I keep the items?

6 weeks (1 possible renewal)

Set by the lending library

From where do these items come?

Libraries at other South Carolina colleges and universities

Libraries located throughout the country