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About LINK+

What is LINK+?

LINK+ is a catalog of more than 4.5 million unique titles available from over 60 academic and public libraries throughout California and Nevada. This service allows current UNR students, staff, faculty, and community borrowers to request a book not readily available at UNR Libraries.

Be sure to check LINK+ before filling out an Interlibrary Loan request (ILLiad) or placing a hold on a UNR book that is checked-out (recall).

How to use LINK+

If a search of the UNR Collection provides 0 results or the book is unavailable in our catalog, click the LINK+ pass-through button. 
This will open your current search in the LINK+ catalog. Paying close attention to the format – no Electronic Resources; Music Recordings; DVDs, VHS & Blu-Ray; Audio Books; Microform­ – select a book record to request. Select Univ of Nevada Reno as your institution, enter your first and/or last name, your library barcode, then hit submit.

Status of LINK+ requests

Books are delivered to the Library Services desk within 2-5 business days. It is important that the library has your correct email address to ensure you're notified. Be sure to check the status of your requests in Your Library Account. Books that are ready for pick up have the status: Ready. Must pick up by mm/dd/yy.

Books will remain on the hold shelf for 10 days then sent home.

LINK+ Borrowing Policies

Books borrowed through LINK+ may be checked out for 21 days with the option to renew once for an additional 21 days. You may renew in person at the Library Services desk, by calling (775)682-5625, or online via Your Library Account.

Late fees are $1 per day per book. The replacement fee for a LINK+ book can be as high as $115. 

Please disregard [electronic resources] in the LINK+ catalog. They are only accessible by patrons at the owning library.

Additional LINK+ Services

LINK+ books can be delivered to a library near you, for pickup while you're away from the library where you are registered. 

If your library is participating in this service, you will notice new choices when placing a request. Choose from a number of different pickup institutions and have your LINK+ materials delivered to the most convenient location. Look for this service when requesting any LINK+ item. 

Items must be picked up during regular library hours. Please check the pickup institution's hours before you visit.

 
Expanded Item Pickup Service - Participating Institutions
Bay Area
  • Academy of Art University
  • Alliant International University - San Francisco
  • Pacific Union College
  • University of San Francisco
East Bay Area/Central Valley/Nevada
  • Alliant International University - Fresno
  • Alliant International University - Sacramento
  • Fresno Pacific University
  • Saint Mary's College of California
  • University of Nevada, Reno
South Bay Area
  • Mission Community College
  • San José Public Library
  • Santa Clara University
  • West Valley Community College
Los Angeles Metro/ Orange County
  • Alliant International University - Los Angeles
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Biola University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Mount St. Mary's University
  • Occidental College
  • Whittier College
Inland Empire / San Diego
  • Alliant International University - San Diego
  • La Sierra University
  • Loma Linda University
  • University of La Verne
Many institutions that are members of LINK+ participate in its Visiting Patron program. This program allows a patron from a participating LINK+ library to use his/her library card in person at another participating LINK+ library. Items are checked out through LINK+ and are borrowed for the same time period as a LINK+ request. 

When visiting another library that participates in Visiting Patron, please have your library card and ID present at the time of checkout. 

 
Visiting Patron Program - Participating Institutions
North Bay Area
  • Academy of Art University
  • Alliant International University Library - San Francisco
  • Belvedere-Tiburon Library
  • City College of San Francisco
  • College of Marin
  • Marin County Free Library
  • Mill Valley Library
  • Pacific Union College Library
  • San Anselmo Library
  • San Rafael Library
  • Sausalito Public Library
East Bay Area/Central Valley/Nevada
  • Alameda County Library
  • Alliant International University Library - Fresno
  • Berkeley Public Library
  • Fresno Pacific University
  • Hayward Public Library
  • Pleasanton Public Library
  • Saint Mary's College of California Library
  • San Joaquin Delta College
  • University of Nevada, Reno Library
South Bay Area
  • Mission Community College Library
  • San José Public Library
  • Santa Clara City Library
  • Santa Clara University Library
  • West Valley Community College Library
Los Angeles Metro/ Orange County
  • Alliant International University Library - Los Angeles
  • Azusa Pacific University Library
  • Biola University Library
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Mount St. Mary's University
  • Occidental College
  • Whittier College Library
Inland Empire / San Diego
  • Alliant International University Library- San Diego
  • La Sierra University Library
  • Loma Linda University
  • University of La Verne Library
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