Delivery Services Policies

For faculty and staff, the Access Services Department provides a delivery service of LSU Library and Interlibrary Loan materials.  This includes only library materials in hardcopy format that are not checked out or missing.  Reserve and Government Document materials will not be included. For information on how to receive scans of articles and book chapters from the main library's print collection, please see our Electronic Delivery policies.

This service is available to faculty and staff who are registered with the Libraries, in good standing, and have an LSU departmental address.  You will need an Illiad account to make the request. Once logged in, you will need to select "Deliver to Departmental Mailbox" for your Delivery Method. Books will be delivered to the departmental mailbox of the requestors within 1-2 business days.  A second attempt will be made if the delivery is not successful the first time, but if the department office is inaccessible again, patrons will receive an e-mail stating the problem and asking them to come pick up their materials.  The materials will be placed on hold, and kept at the Access Services desk for 7 days.  If they are not picked up in this time frame, they will be returned to the collection.   Users are responsible for getting materials back to the library as there is not a pickup service offered. 

Materials will be checked out to the patron’s library account prior to being delivered. The user is responsible for the items requested through this service.  Any LSU Library books not returned or renewed within 40 days of the due date will be considered “lost” and the usual penalties will apply. A limit of eight physical material format items can be requested per day.