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Document Delivery Info for Faculty/Staff

Document Delivery Coordinator: Joyce Kebert, x3821,

To request an article:

  1. Check Buhl's A to Z List of Journals to be sure we do not have access to the journal you need. We will NOT request articles from journals that we have access to.
  2. Fill out an Article Request Form available on this page or at the ref desk. 
  3. Bring the form to the Desk or email the completed form to We will order the article and notify you by email when it comes.  Per your request we will send it to you by campus mail or have it ready for you to pick up at the Circ/Refdesk.

Guidelines and Restrictions:

  • Only faculty and staff may email article requests (students must use the 'article request form' in print and obtain their professor's signature of approval)
  • Only GCC students, faculty and staff may use Document Delivery. Town patrons may use the public library for this service.
  • Only individual articles may be requested. You may NOT request an entire journal issue.

Interlibrary Loan Info for Faculty/Staff

To request a book:

  1. Check to be sure we do not own the book you need. We will NOT request books that we already own. Buhl's Library Catalog
  2. Fill out an Interlibrary Loan Request Form. You may print out the form located on this page or pick up a form at the library's Desk.
  3. Bring the form to the Desk; place it in the marked tray. We will order the book and send an email when it comes in.
  4. Interlibrary Loan Coordinator: Conni Shaw, x3842,
  5. Be judicious - ask only for the number you can easily use at one time. You may ask us to stagger requests a few days or a week apart to accommodate your reading speed.
  6. A fine of $1.00 per day with 1 DAY OF GRACE is charged for all overdue Interlibrary Loan items. Other late fees and charges for damage and loss may be imposed by the lending library.
  7. We will not process any additional Interlibrary Loan requests until you return all due or overdue Interlibrary Loan items.


  • Only GCC students, faculty and staff may use Interlibrary Loan. Town patrons may use the public library for this service.
  • Books, conference proceedings, standards, and dissertations may be requested.


  1. We will NOT order a book that Buhl Library owns unless the item is listed as missing. If the book is checked out to another patron, we will put a hold on the item and/or recall it.
  2. We will NOT order textbooks for a class.
  3. We will NOT borrow items to put on reserve in our library.
  4. The Interlibrary Loan Code does NOT permit us to request NEW books (i.e., published within the current year).
  5. You may request the renewal of a book only once; the lending library reserves the right to deny any renewal request.
  6. Most libraries do not lend audiovisual materials, reference books, reserve books, rare or valuable materials such as manuscripts or old frail books which are difficult to replace, or material in high demand at the lending library.
  7. When we request to borrow a book via interlibrary loan, we are asking another library to do us the favor of loaning their material to us. The lending libraries' priorities lie with their own patrons. They are not obligated to fill your request. We must abide by their instructions.