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Interlibrary Loans: Overview

Information, how-to, FAQs, and other tidbits regarding Interlibrary Loans

What is Interlibrary Loan?

Interlibrary Loan, or ILL for short, is a service where you can request materials from other libraries in the United States.

Concerning Copyright Restrictions

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 specific conditions is that the photocopy or 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 law.

Contact Us

Here's How:

Hours:  8 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday - Grayling

Phone: 989-275-5000 x 246

Email: library@kirtland.edu  Please allow 24-48 hours for response

For Answers to Library Questions, check out our Library FAQs

Interlibrary Loan Staff

Becky Kiessel
Library & Tutoring Support Specialist
Kirtland Community College Library
4800 W. Four Mile Rd.
Grayling, MI 49738

989.275.5000 x 246

becky.kiessel@kirtland.edu