University Libraries

General Information

  • Central Washington University Library
  • Resource Retrieval / Interlibrary Loan
  • OCLC Symbol: CWU
  • We are a member of ICCL and LVIS
  • Email: ill@cwu.edu
  • Phone:  (509) 963-2107 (Borrowing) or (509) 963-3682 (Lending)
  • Fax: (509) 963-2126
  • Brooks Library: ILL
    Central Washington University
    400 E. University Way
    Ellensburg, WA 98926-7548
  • Odyssey IP Address: 206.107.42.169
  • Ariel Host: ariel.lib.cwu.edu

Lending Policies

  • We lend books and theses, DVD and VHS
  • Lending period is four weeks.
  • Renewals are selective.
  • We accept requests through OCLC or our ILLiad online system.
  • We DO NOT accept requests via telephone.

We cannot lend the following:

  • Microfilm or microforms
  • Reference material
  • Media material (audio recordings and films)
  • Bound periodicals
  • E-materials (or make copies from e-journals without licensing permission)

Copying Policies

  • Free for the first 50 pages
  • We make copies of microfiche; $5.00 for 1-10 fiche, $0.20 for each additional fiche.

Rush Policies

  • We accept rush orders and we charge $10.00 over the assessed price.
  • We will electronically deliver article rushes (Odyssey, Ariel, Email or Fax).
  • We will expedite shipping via FedEx or UPS on your account number.

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