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Borrowing Programs: OCLC Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program

Library programs that involve the ability to borrow from more than just the Cunningham Memorial Library.

OCLC Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program

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OCLC Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program (RFBP) is a special program that allows current full-time faculty members direct physical access to library collections of visiting participating institutions. 

Over 150 universities participate in OCLC's program. Borrowing privileges are determined by each institution. Faculty members are encouraged to check the policies of individual libraries by referring to that institution's web page. 

Check RFBP Participating Libraries

Person with Books


  • Current Full-Time Indiana State University Faculty

Loan Policy

  • Privileges differ from institution to institution 

  • Policies and resstrictions are set by the library visited

How to get a card

  • Cards may be obtained at the Circulation Desk
    (Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM). 


When traveling to other Universities/Colleges 

Please make sure you have:

  • ISU ID

  • The Reciprocal Borrowing Card

  • License or state-issued ID)

We recommend contacting the library you are planning to visit to see
if they have any additional needs before visiting and borrowing. Some
libraries ask for an application to be filled out before visiting to make sure
they are ready for your visit.   Some libraries will issue you a library card for
their library.