Answered By: Jennifer Harris
Last Updated: Jul 05, 2017     Views: 48

No, interlibrary loan materials can not be used as course readings (neither optional or required). It is a violation of copyright law to use an article, book, or book chapter obtained from interlibrary loan in this way. Interlibrary loan is only an option for students, faculty, and staff who need to use a material for personal research, not as a replacement for course text. 

If there is a material which the Shapiro Library does not own or have access to that needs to be used as course text, please contact Learning Resources at and for more information/options.

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