University of Mary interlibrary loan services cannot obtain copyright material from other libraries for users unless material is intended only for individual study and research.
For journals published within the last five years copyright fees apply after University of Mary library users have received more than five articles per journal title per calendar year. Requests will be canceled for undergraduate students requesting a article from a journal that has reach the limit of five. Welder Library will pay copyright fees for graduate students and faculty. See our interlibrary loan policy for more information.
The copyright law of the United States [Title 17, U.S. Code] governs the making of photocopies and 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 reproduction is not to be used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research. If a user makes 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 a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.