Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Interlibrary loan (ILL) is the process of borrowing material from another library on behalf of a client. When a library does not own a book or information that a borrower requests, ILL is an efficient way to meet the borrowers information need. ILL staff search other libraries catalogs usually through ILLiad or Worldshare ILL..
Go to the ILLiad Logon/ Registration. New ILLiad users click on the "First Time Users"link and register with the ILLiad system. Select an ILLiad username of your choice (hint: choose something you are already using to make it easier to remember).
- Registered ILLiad users go to the ILLiad Logon/Registrationlink and log on to ILLiad to:
- place requests for ILL material
- check the status of request at any time
- view the history of all your requests
- renew book requests (if renewable)
- retrieve articles electronically (if available
What is copyright?
Copyright is a legal device that provides the creator of a work of art or literature, or a work that conveys information or ideas, the right to control how the work is used. Those rights include:
reproduction right -- the right to make copies of a protected work,
distribution right -- the right to sell or otherwise distribute copies to the public,
right to create adaptations (or derivative works) -- the right to prepare new works based on the protected work, and
performance and display rights -- the right to perform a protected work such as a stage play or display a work in public.
OCLC ILLiad for Interlibrary Loan
Makes sharing resources electronically easy.
According to Copyright Clearance Center "Section 107 contains a list of the various purposes for which the reproduction of a particular work may be considered fair, such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Section 107 also sets out four factors to be considered in determining whether or not a particular use is fair."