What is the philosophy of Interlibrary Loan (ILL)?
ILL is a reciprocal service. Watsonville Public Library lends material to and borrows material from other libraries across the United States. ILL service operates worldwide and is a key component of the flow of information that libraries are heralded for. The U.S. Interlibrary Loan Code was first published in 1917; ILL’s effectiveness depends upon the participation of all types and sizes of libraries.

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1. Does it cost to use the ILL service?
2. What if the ILL item I borrowed is damaged or lost?
3. How do I make a request?
4. How do I return the item?
5. How do I know that my request is in process?
6. How long does it take for the item to arrive?
7. How many ILL requests can I make?
8. How will I know the item has arrived? Where do I pick it up?
9. I need more information. Who can I talk with?
10. I still need the item. Can I renew it?
11. What can I request?
12. What do I need to make an ILL request?
13. What is the philosophy of Interlibrary Loan (ILL)?
14. What is WorldCat?
15. Why is the check-out period (so short) (so long) (not three weeks)?
16. Why is there a yellow paper band wrapped around the item?