PASCAL books should arrive at College of Charleston within 3 to 5 business days, and sometimes even sooner.
If you have selected the "Mail to Address" option in your interlibrary loan preferences, we will bring the book to your departmental mailbox.
If you do not have an interlibrary loan account, we will automatically default to delivering the book to your departmental mailbox.
If you have selected "Hold for Pickup" in your interlibrary loan account, you will receive an email that the book has arrived and it will be available for checkout at the Access & Instruction Desk. You may also check on the status of your book using the "My Library Account" link on the front page of the Library website.
What is PASCAL Delivers?
"PASCAL" stands for "Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries."
“PASCAL Delivers” is a rapid book delivery service for the patrons of all PASCAL member institutions. Library users search the Discovery system for items available through PASCAL and can use this link which brings you directly to a search limited only to PASCAL items. Locate books in any member library, submit an electronic request for delivery of a book to the College of Charleston, and receive those books within 3 - 5 business days. few days. PASCAL Delivers is part of the State-wide Electronic Academic Library.
PASCAL loans have one 6 week renewal. To renew your PASCAL item, log in to your My Library Account using your current CofC credentials to review and renew your PASCAL and CofC library items. PASCAL books can be renewed for 6 weeks from the date you initiate the renewal.
If you’re able to use PASCAL Delivers, you can also go in-person to visit another PASCAL Delivers library and check out the book yourself using the Visiting Patron service. All you need is your valid Institutional ID.
Visiting Patron checkouts have different limits from PASCAL Delivers patrons: