ILL Lending Policies

Who Can Borrow From Us?

We provide our Interlibrary lending services to libraries and other non-profit agencies. If you are an individual who needs material from Wake Forest University, please consult a librarian at your university or public library.

How to Request


Wake Forest University’s Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s OCLC symbol is EWF.


You can email ( us your request along with your institution information. By requesting from us, you are agreeing to follow the American Libraries Association’s Interlibrary Loan Code.

Shipping Methods

Books are shipped using USPS. Articles are sent electronically.

Loan Policy

Loan Period
4-8 weeks, depending on item
All loans are subject to recall. Notification will be done through OCLC, phone, or email.
Yes, unless otherwise noted
Replacement of lost or damaged ILL items is the responsibility of the borrowing library. Replacement fees will consist of the cost of replacement.
4 reels at a time
Theses & Dissertations
Will lend when second copy is available
Will Not Lend
Bound periodicals, Rare Books, Reference, Baptist collection, Course Reserves materials, and other materials deemed not suitable for loan by the ILL staff

Charges and Billing

Loan Charges
Photocopy charges
$10 for non-reciprocal libraries for articles under 30 pages ($0.15 per page above 30)
IFM or invoice as billed