The library provides a fee-based document delivery service. The library staff will provide photocopies or pdf’s of articles or book chapters within the limits of copyright restrictions. Requests will generally be filled within 24 to 48 hours. The library reserves the right to limit the size of the copy request or decline a request if the needs of our primary clientele would be compromised.
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 purposes 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. The Warren E. Burger library expects that all users will strictly adhere to copyright law in both their requests for and their use of materials. Submitting this form indicates that the requester understands and is in compliance with copyright.