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Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery (Copy Service): Document Delivery (Copy Service)

Contact Information

Phone: 251-460-7034
E-mail: libref@southalabama.edu
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

On nights and weekends, contact the Circulation Desk at 251-460-7028

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General Information

Journal articles OWNED BY the Marx Library will be copied and delivered to researchers for the fees listed below. Allow 24 hours (Monday - Friday) for delivery. Article requests are limited to 3 per day and citations should be complete and accurate. Requests must be submitted via ILLiad.

Charges will be posted to the library patron's account. Payments may be made at the Circulation Desk in person or by mail.   All payments are due by the end of the semester.

To use Document Delivery (Copy Service) you must be a registered user of ILLiad. Use the ILLiad Photocopy/Article form or the Book Chapter request form and select Yes to the question, "Is this item available in the University Libraries collections?" Choose Document Delivery Fee from the Maximum Willing to Pay for Material field to indicate you are willing to pay for materials copied from the Marx Library's collection. Fees are listed below.

To register for ILLiad, see the First Time User Registration page.

Journal articles at the Biomedical Library (Campus site, USAMC and Children's and Women's) should be requested from their document delivery service.

Delivery Options

  1. Electronic delivery (must be a registered user of ILLiad and have Adobe Acrobat Reader -- download at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html: No extra charge. See Electronic Delivery tab for instructions.
  2. US Mail: no extra charge
  3. Pick up at Reference Desk: no extra charge
  4. Fax: $2.00 for delivery

Fees

USA Secondary Patrons  COPY $5.00/article (up to 20 pages) + $.10/p additional pages + FAX delivery ($2.00)
Non-USA  COPY $10.00/article (up to 20 pages) + $.10/p additional pages + FAX delivery ($2.00)

Copyright Notice

The library will only fulfill requests where the user has signified YES to the copyright restriction. 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 other 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 order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright.