The University of Delaware Library announces that its Interlibrary Loan service has sent University of Delaware Library materials to forty-nine states during the 2008/2009 academic year. (No loans or articles were sent to North Dakota.) During the same period, Interlibrary Loan has obtained materials from forty-nine states for the University of Delaware faculty, students, and staff. (No items were borrowed from South Dakota.)
University of Delaware faculty, staff, and students have received books and articles from around the world, including from Australia, Colombia, China, Ireland, the Netherlands, South Africa and Spain. University of Delaware Library materials have travelled to the Bahamas, Croatia, Israel, Italy, New Zealand, Scotland, Sweden, Turkey and many other countries.
Interlibrary Loan staff have corresponded with libraries around the world in English, Spanish, German, French, Dutch, and Welsh.
A colorful world map has been mounted in the Interlibrary Loan office which highlights the locations throughout the world with which Interlibrary Loan staff have interacted.
The University of Delaware has established various types of resource sharing agreements with libraries in more than thirty-five states in the United States, as well as several libraries each in Hong Kong and Taiwan.