Hamilton Drive Thru

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Borrow from Another Library

SearchOhio

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If we do not own an item you want, we offer you the free service of borrowing it from another library when possible. This interlibrary loan service takes place through SearchOhio.

Using SearchOhio

  • Search for desired item within the SearchOhio catalog.
  • When item is located, click on REQUEST THIS ITEM.
  • Choose Lane Libraries from drop-down list.
  • Enter your NAME and your LIBRARY CARD NUMBER.
  • Choose your pick up location.
  • Click SUBMIT.
  • The item will be pulled off of the owning library’s shelf and delivered to the Lane Library location you specified
     

Item Status

  • Once the item is ready and available for you to pick up  you will receive a courtesy notice letting you know that it has arrived.
     

SearchOhio Policies

  • Items are usually available within 7-10 business days.
  • Items will remain on hold shelf for 10 days.
  • Loan period is 21 days for printed items and 7 days for DVDs. All other material may vary as to checkout date depending on the lending institution. Make sure to check your receipt upon checkout.
  • An additional replacement fee of $25.00 will be billed for any item not returned within 30 days of the due date.
  • You may renew SearchOhio items up to 3 times as long as they are not requested at the owning library.
  • You must call the Lane Libraries to renew your SearchOhio items.  This cannot be done online and SearchOhio items are not included in the auto renewal feature.

OhioLINK

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OhioLINK is a consortium of Ohio’s college and university libraries and the State Library of Ohio.

OhioLINK Policies

  • Items are usually available within 7-10 business days.
  • Items will remain on hold shelf at pickup institution for 10 days.
  • Loan period is 21 days for printed items (6 renewals if no holds on item) and 7 days for media (no renewals).
  • An additional replacement fee of $125.00 will be billed for any item not returned within 30 days of the due date.
  • Borrowing privileges are denied to any user who has one or more overdue items on account.
  • OhioLINK policies, fines and charges are determined by the OhioLINK consortium and cannot be waived or negotiated.

Interlibrary Loan Service

If you are unable to find the item you want through SearchOhio or OhioLINK, please contact Lane Libraries staff. We may be able to borrow the item for you through a nationwide network of libraries. There is a minimum charge of $5.00 per item for this service. If the cost will exceed $5.00 staff will communicate that prior to ordering.