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Smart Delivery (Resource Sharing)

Smart Delivery (Resource Sharing) is a free service provided by the Digital Document Delivery department of Adelphi University to the Adelphi community. It is used to borrow materials that are not owned by Adelphi University Libraries. There is no charge

Interlibrary Loan

Materials made available via Interlibrary Loan is to support research, teaching, and scholarly activities of the University community. Interlibrary Loan copyright activities are governed by Section 108 of U.S. copyright law.

The CONTU (National Commission on New Technological Uses of Copyright Works) Guidelines on Interlibrary Loan is the basis for the reproduction limits.

Within a calendar year, the borrowing library is allowed to obtain an institutional total of 5 photocopies of articles published within the past 5 yrs of the current year for any given journal or periodical title.

Users are expected to conform to copyright policy in their use of materials. Materials obtained through Interlibrary loan should not be reproduced for further distribution and CANNOT be placed on reserve.  However, faculty can contact their subject liaison librarian for ordering material to be placed on reserve.

The library reserves the right to refuse or limit requests, if, in its judgment, the fulfillment of the requested material exceeds fair use or constitute copyright infringement.