The Guin Library is a specialized branch of the Oregon State University Libraries; we are a marine library based at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon. We provide our interlibrary lending services only to libraries. If you are an individual (not a library) who needs material from any of OSU's collections, please return to the OSU Libraries' ILL home page for other options.


General Information

We accept requests by OCLC, ALA or IFLA International multi-part forms, and the Web Request Form for Other Libraries. Our consortia partners include the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA), Summit, and IAMSLIC, the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers.

Contact Guin Library ILL or Guin Library Summit

(541) 867-0249
Local (OSU-Newport) Guin Library Summit contact:
Judy Mullen: (541) 867-0249
General OSU (OSU-Corvallis) Valley Library Summit contact:

Mailing Address:
Guin Library HMSC
Oregon State University
2030 S Marine Science Dr
Newport OR 97365-5296

Guin Library Loan Information

Books, microfilm, microfiche, audiovisual materials Circulate 6 weeks (8 week due date); one 8 week renewal if approved
Masters theses If not accessible via the web, then will loan circulating copy if available. Most OSU Master’s theses published after July 1, 2006 are available at our digital repository.
Ph.D. dissertations If unavailable via the web, then will loan if circulating copy available; most published after 1958 are available from UMI. Most OSU dissertations published after July 1, 2006 are available at our digital repository.
Special Collections, archival materials Copies made on a case by case basis; no loans available
Maps Circulate 1 week use (3 weeks due date) with restrictions of library use only, no renewals, return in a box via Orbis/Cascade Alliance courier, UPS, or FedEx
Periodicals, reference materials Circulate on a case-by-case basis to GWLA libraries and Summit libraries only with restrictions of 3 day use

(1 week due date), no renewals, and return unbound periodicals in a box via Orbis/Cascade Alliance courier, FedEx or UPS

Guin Library ILL Charges

Consortia partners:  IAMSLIC, GWLA, Rapid and Summit libraries < 50 pages copied free. Free loans.
Oregon academic schools, public libraries, consortia partners, State of Oregon Government agency libraries, and all state and federal libraries
Oregon non-profit libraries, Oregon special libraries, out-of-state (U.S.) libraries $10 IFM or $20 invoiced
International libraries Articles: $15 IFM or $25 invoiced
Loans: $70 IFM/invoiced
Out of state libraries,for-profit libraries, and Oregon special libraries
$15 IFM or $25 invoiced + shipping charges
Rush service $10 IFM/invoiced.  Filled within 24 hrs. Borrowing libraries should phone us for rush requests.
Turnaround time Most requests are shipped within 1 working day.