The Virginia Tech Libraries is one of 230 members of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), whose The Center's mission is to support advanced research and teaching in the humanities, sciences and social sciences by ensuring the survival and availability of the knowledge resources vital to these disciplines. CRL holdings can be for either microfilm/fiche copies or PDF files of the original material.
Use ILLiad to submit requests. If an item is available from CRL, ILL will use them as a first source before requesting from individual libraries.:
CRL provides a generous loan period of three months with unlimited renewals. However, all material may be recalled after two weeks if requested by another member institution or project participant. The borrower is obligated to return materials immediately upon recall.
Some universities and libraries that CRL obtains dissertations from require a Copyright Declaration Form to be signed by the patron. These include:
Interlibrary Loan will email you if a form is required. Completed forms must be signed and returned to Interlibrary Loan to complete the process.