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Interlibrary Loan: Policies

Borrow materials through a cooperative resource sharing network of libraries worldwide.

ILL Policies

·         Only currently enrolled students, faculty and staff of Palm Beach State College may use Interlibrary Loan (ILL).


·         Current editions of textbooks cannot be ordered through ILL.  Previous editions may be requested and are sometimes available.


·         Items owned by Palm Beach State College libraries cannot be ordered through ILL.  Holds may be placed on items checked out to another user.


·         Notice regarding copyright restrictions
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying oreder if, in its judgement, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.