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Interlibrary Loan is open to all EKU faculty, staff, and students. The purpose is to obtain materials which are not available in the Libraries collections for the educational, research, and general needs of the University community. The service is free for all eligible users. The EKU Libraries Interlibrary Loan system enables you to place, track, and keep a history of ILL requests from a personal online account. All transactions, including renewals, are done online.
Interlibrary Loan policies are based on the American Library Association Interlibrary Loan Code and governed by U.S. copyright law (Title 17, United States Code). Using these guidelines the following will not be requested:
Loans and Renewals
Loans are usually for at least two weeks with the option of one renewal. For a renewal, advance notice of at least two days is necessary. Renewals may be made online or by phone; however, the lending institution may not routinely grant the request.
To Renew Items Online via ILLiad
Distance and Online Students
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials.
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 in excess of "fair use" that user may be liable for copyright infringement.
This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order, if in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.
Contact Interlibrary Loan
Location - Main Library, Room 306