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Borrow Materials

 

How to Request Items
If you are a: Request NAL items by:
member of the general public contacting your local library
library, association or organization representative Option 1:
submitting an interlibrary loan request through  
  • OCLC (NAL's symbol: AGL) or
  • DOCLINE (NAL's library ID: MDUNAL)

 

Option 2:
registering for a patron ID and then
using that patron ID to request items

USDA employee registering for a patron ID and then
using that patron ID to request items: 

 

Fees for Requesting Items
If you are a: Fees:
member of the general public determined by your local library
library, association, organization or federal agency representative  
if invoiced $25
if paid through OCLC’s Interlibrary Loan Fee Management Service (IFM) $18
if a member of an exempted group $0

USDA employee $25

 

When Items Will Be Delivered
Standard requests Two business days from receipt of request
Rush requests Not available

 

How Items Will Be Delivered
Articles and other copied materials will be delivered by email.
Loans of original materials will be delivered by standard postal mail.