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Others (VCU Alumni, High Schools, OCLC RFBP, RALC, VIVA)


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Included are some High School Affiliates, Board of Visitors, VIVA Cooperative Borrowing participants, RALC patrons, VCU alumni, McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center and other affiliates. These patrons do not have a VCU eID. 

Services include the following:

  • Copies from items located in storage, non-circulating collections, microforms, general stacks, etc. Copies are delivered electronically.
    • Alumni can request up to ten copies per calendar year.
  • Loans (books, dissertations, microforms and entire works) located in storage. Items are held for pick up at one of the libraries.

Before registering with ILLiad to submit your requests for items located in storage, create a library record by contacting the main service desks in the James Branch Cabell Library or the Health Sciences Library.

Members of the general public with no affiliation with VCU Libraries are not eligible for these services.  Contact your local academic, public, state or special library for assistance in requesting materials from other libraries.