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Library Resources for Faculty

This Guide contains information regarding library resources and services for faculty at TAMUCC.

Interlibrary Loan

You can request materials of any format, including but not limited to: books, microfilm/microfiche, audio-visual, scans of journal articles or book chapters, conference proceedings, theses, dissertations, and reports.

There is no limit to the number of items you may request. However, the ILL department reserves the right to limit the number of requests processed per day.

Textbooks or required readings may not be requested through interlibrary loan.

Textbooks or required readings may not be requested through interlibrary loan.

Document Delivery

The Document Delivery service provides scans of individual articles or book chapters, of 50 pages or less, from books, journals, conference proceedings, theses, dissertations, reports, or newspapers in the Bell Library's collection.

Library materials currently on reserve, that are checked out to you, or for which you have an active hold are not eligible for scanning.


Please note the following restrictions:
  • Only one article or chapter per request
  • Books on reserve are not eligible for the Document Delivery service
  • We cannot scan chapters from books that you currently have checked out
  • There is no rush processing available for the service
  • Requests for entire books submitted systematically chapter by chapter are a copyright violation and will be canceled
  • Document Delivery is not a replacement for required textbooks

Items that can be scanned:
  • Articles and book chapters that are 50 pages or less. One article or chapter per request form.
  • Entire books published before 1923 (page limit and exceptions below still apply).
Items that cannot be scanned:
  • Anything longer than 50 pages
  • Reserve materials
  • Books or Journals that are in poor or fragile condition
  • AV materials
  • Maps
  • Plays (unless part of a collection or anthology)
  • Archival materials that are not listed in the catalog