Please be advised, services may be delayed due to ongoing recovery efforts from Hurricane Irma. Our office, however, will continue our efforts to fill requests as efficiently as possible.
The Interlibrary Loan Department is here to support your research and teaching needs by expanding the range of materials available for scholarship beyond the collections of the FAU Libraries.
This department provides article delivery and short term loans from a vast network of libraries and document suppliers on a local, state, national, and international basis.
Use Interlibrary Loan services to:
*Tower Campus students should order materials through the Broward County Library's Interlibrary Loan department, unless your pick-up location is Boca or Jupiter.
So far this year, the ILL Department has filled 1,570 Article Requests and 1,308 Loan Requests.
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 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 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 or place an item on Reserve if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order or request would involve violation of copyright law.