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Borrowing From Other Libraries: Overdue Illiad Item?

What if I Have an Overdue ILLiad Item? What if my ILLiad Item is Recalled by the Lending library?

What if I have an overdue ILLiad item?  What if my ILLiad item is recalled by the lending library?

If you foresee difficulty returning ILLiad materials on time, it is extremely important to call the ILL department as soon as possible at 412-396-5341 to discuss your options. Overdue ILLiad item(s) may cause suspension of your library privileges, billing for the replacement cost of the item(s), and/or delays in registration or receiving grades and transcripts.

Occasionally lending libraries need to recall items they have loaned before the due date for use by their own library users.  Recalled items must be returned to us so that we can send them back to the lending library immediately.  You must return a recalled item even when it is recalled prior to the due date.  Failure to comply could jeopardize your library privileges and cause your account to be charged.  If you still need a recalled item, you should submit a new ILLiad request, with an indication in the ILLiad Notes Field that this is a “replacement request.”