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Use the Vanderbilt University Library'sInterLibrary Loan serviceto make the request for materials from the Center for Research Libraries. Third-day delivery on the vast majority of interlibrary loans.
Vanderbilt's Extraordinary Auxiliary Library
Vanderbilt University is a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), a consortium of North American university, college, and independent research libraries.
CRL makes available approximately five million publications, archives, and collections and one million digital resources to its member libraries to supplement their own humanities, science, and social science holdings.
CRL materials can be obtained for extended loan periods and at no cost by users affiliated with member libraries.
For researchers at member institutions CRL functions as anauxiliary library of extraordinary resources with user-focused policies and practices, including:
Unlimited access to CRL's corpus of five million items
Demand Purchase Program - enables patrons to request purchases up to $2,000 annually in three areas: foreign dissertations, newspapers, and archival material
The Scholars’ Access Program will provide access to material that may not be added to CRL’s physical collection, is not presently accessible through the member library, and whose minimum cost is $300. Examples include:
limited-term access to a database
purchase of short-term newspaper subscription in either hard-copy or online format
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