Please review the information on this page to learn about USC Libraries' ILLiad services. To request an item through interlibrary loan, you must first create an account in the system. To do this, you fill out a registration form which will be reviewed by staff to determine your eligibility for these services. Registration has three purposes:
IDD's Document Delivery service processes article and book chapter requests from USC-owned journals, books, and other materials. You will receive a link to your electronic document via e-mail and you can view, download, or print your request. Currently, there is no fee for local document delivery.
To be eligible for Document Delivery services, you must be a currently active member of the USC community as one of the following:
NOTE: Please be sure to identify yourself as a Distance User under Status when you register in ILLiad.
To submit a request for document delivery, fill out the appropriate ILLiad request form with as much citation information as possible.
For more information, please email us or call IDD Document Delivery Services at (213) 740-3390 or (213) 740-4020.
During registration, you will be asked to choose a Username and Password. You will use this Username and Password when logging on to the ILLiad system in the future.
WARNING 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 materials.
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 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.
For detailed information about our policies and procedures, please review the IDD Library Guide. This LibGuide may answer other questions you have about the ILLiad interlibrary loan and document delivery system.
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