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Interlibrary Loans: ILL & Copyright

Interlibrary Loans/Document Delivery and Copyright

The Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery Service at UNBC Library operates under the Fair Dealing provisions of the Copyright Act of Canada and follows established ILL/DocDel customs, practices, standards and policies.  All materials are protected by Canadian copyright law. 

Material provided through Interlibrary Loan must be used solely for the purpose of research, private study, criticism, review, news reporting, education, satire, or parody.  In accordance with standard procedure complete bibliographic information is provided.

When a UNBC patron submits a request, in accordance with established procedural standards, the act/procedure of requesting a single copy through the ILL/DocDel online form is considered as:

  • The premises of the library.
  • Written confirmation from the patron that electronic copies will be downloaded once and will not be copied or transmitted to other patrons.
  • Written confirmation that the patron requires the copy for the purposes of research, private study, review, criticism, news reporting, education, satire, or parody.

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Questions? For more information, visit the Copyright website.