First Time User Registration for DartDoc Interlibrary Loan

For items from Dartmouth's Humanities, Physical Sciences, or Social Sciences Collection: click here

By pressing the button below, you acknowledge and agree to all of the terms and conditions below.
Please pay particular attention to the copyright statement and the DartDoc FAQ.

Interlibrary Loan Lending Policies:

Dartmouth College Library is committed to resource sharing to facilitate research and learning throughout the world. This page is designed to assist other libraries that wish to request access to Dartmouth College material and resources. Dartmouth College Library Patrons please see DartDoc FAQ.

How to Request

This Web Application: Instead of faxing or mailing ALA requests, you can now request and track Interlibrary Loan transactions online. First time users need to contact one of the DartDoc offices to activate their account.

OCLC: Dartmouth's OCLC symbol is DRB.

Docline: Dartmouth's Docline symbol is NHUDAR.


$16.00 - OCLC and ALA transactions are billed by OCLC IFM or Invoice.

$25.00 - Corporate Libraries are billed by OCLC IFM or Invoice.

$25.00 - All libraries outside of the United States are billed by OCLC IFM or IFLA vouchers.

$11.00 - Docline transactions are billed by EFTS.

Free - OCLC and ALA requests from non-corporate New Hampshire Libraries, Vermont Libraries, & Federal Government Libraries.


Books: All material is shipped UPS. If no street address is available, material will be mailed through the USPS.

Articles: Articles are sent electronically by ILLiad Odyssey whenever possible. All other articles will delivered via OCLC Article Exchange or by email.


Non-Circulating Material: Paddock Music Library CDs, Jones Media Center DVD and VHS Tapes, Evans Map Room material, Rauner Library material, Sherman Library Special, and select material based on condition, demand, or location.

Loan Period: 30 days from time of checkout for most material.

Renewals: Up to two renewals of 30 days each are allowed, unless the item has been requested by a local user.

Recalls: All loans are subject to recall. OCLC requests will be recalled through OCLC. All others will be notified by phone, E-mail or fax of the new due date.

Replacement: Replacement of loaned items lost or damaged while out through interlibrary loan is the responsibility of the borrowing library. Replacement fees will consist of the cost of replacement, plus $40 for billing and processing.

Contact Information

     Arts and Sciences Libraries (OCLC and ALA transactions):

          Phone: 603-646-2596

          Fax: 603-646-2167


     Biomedical Libraries (Docline, OCLC, and ALA transactions) :

          Phone: 603-650-1656

          Fax: 603-650-1354


     Feldberg Library Direct Contact:

          Phone: 603-646-2354


     Kresge Library Direct Contact:

          Phone: 603- 646-3563


About your Username and Password

During registration, you will be asked to choose a Username and Password. You will use this Username and Password when logging on to the ILLiad system in the future.

Choose anything you like, such as your name, abbreviations, or an alphanumeric code.
Choose anything you like. We recommend that you follow good security practice and choose a password that is different from those you use to access other systems.
ILLiad will encrypt your password, so it will remain secure. Only you will know your password.

Important Copyright Information


The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials.

Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research". If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

DartDoc ILLiad FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Before registering, you may wish to read the ILLiad FAQ. The FAQ may answer other questions you have about the ILLiad interlibrary loan system.