ILL for Non-OCLC Libraries

Non-OCLC Account Registration

To request an account, email with the following information

  • Library / Organization Name
  • Contact Name
  • Shipping Address
  • Billing Address
  • Phone Number
  • Contact Email
  • Yes / No indication of Copyright Compliance (Yes indicates that you handle compliance on your end)

Once received, an email will be sent to you with a username, a temporary password, and a link to the Lending Logon page.

Charges: Corporations & For-Profit


$30 USD per article/book chapter up to 50 pages

  • Additional pages (e.g. pages 51-100) will incur an additional $30 charge.
  • Copyright fees will be added if the Bell Library is purchasing permission on your behalf. Pricing varies by title.


$30 USD per 8-week loan

$30 each 8-week renewal

Charges: Academic & Public


No charge


No charge for US institutions. International institutions may be billed for shipping.

  • 16-week loan
  • No renewals

Delivery & Billing


In most cases, requests placed before noon (CST) will be ready to ship the same day. If you would like an item by a certain time, please note the time and date on the request. We will inform you if we are unable to fill the request, and of any additional charges.

If you require expedited shipping, please indicate the shipping level in your request. ILL can bill for the additional cost or charge the shipping to a provided FedEx account. Our default shipping for all loans within the continental US is FedEx Ground. International loans are shipped USPS Priority Mail International.

Articles will be scanned and posted to OCLC’s Article Exchange server. You will receive a link to the article and a unique password via email.

Invoices & Billing

Invoices are generated by the Bell Library business office and delivered via email. Depending on the status of your institution within our system, the process may take up to 2 weeks.

Contact Info


Phone: 361-825-5772