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Fees

We accept payment via invoice, credit card, IFM (for OCLC requests) and IFLA vouchers (for webform orders only). We do not accept any vouchers as payment for lending activity.

  • California libraries - $17.00 or 17 IFM loan fee for up to four volumes/reels of one title. Invoices are sent monthly. Prepayment is not required. No charge for public libraries covered by state library funds (PLF).
  • Out of state libraries - $22.00 or 22 IFM loan fee for up to four volumes/reels of one title. Invoices are sent monthly. Prepayment is not required.
  • RUSH processing - Additional $20.00 USD (20 IFM for OCLC requests) for expedited shipping. Rush requests must be received by 2:00pm in order to be processed for same-day shipment. Please specify Overnight or 2nd-day Delivery and provide your FedEx or UPS account number.
  • Overseas - base fee is $45.00 USD, 45 IFM or 4 IFLA vouchers. Cost may increase due to excessive duties and taxes.

Shipping

Material is shipped via UPS, FedEx and other courier services with tracking. For expedited shipping, provide your FedEx or UPS account number (Rush fees may apply). For returns, a traceable method of shipping is preferred.

Please note: Loan service outside California is suspended for the last two weeks of December.

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