Interlibrary Delivery Service of Pennsylvania
The Interlibrary Delivery Service (IDS) of Pennsylvania's purpose is to provide a cost effective efficient delivery service linking all types of libraries to support timely resource sharing throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. As an incorporated not-for-profit membership organization, IDS is supported by a state/local partnership which includes a state subsidy and local dues. Through IDS, member libraries share print and non-print library resources to meet the information needs of end users. Currently, IDS membership includes 773 libraries which comprise the service area of the Interlibrary Delivery Service of Pennsylvania. This total includes 199 Full Member libraries and 574 sites which are Affiliates of Full Member ("Parent") libraries.
It is the policy of IDS to:
For further information, please contact IDS Headquarters through email or at (215)348-2940 x1625. The primary office hours for IDS are Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 1:00pm.